Philosophical Darwinism On the Origin of Knowledge by


  • Hardcover
  • 264 pages
  • Philosophical Darwinism On the Origin of Knowledge by Means of Natural Selection
  • Peter Munz
  • English
  • 10 April 2016
  • 9780415086028

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Philosophical Darwinism On the Origin of Knowledge by Means of Natural Selection[PDF / EPUB] Philosophical Darwinism On the Origin of Knowledge by Means of Natural Selection Philosophers have not taken the evolution of human beings seriously enough If they did argues Peter Munz many long standing philosophical problems would be resolved One of philosophical conceuences of Philosophers have not On the MOBI í taken the evolution of human beings seriously enough If they did argues Peter Munz many long standing philosophical problems would be resolved One of philosophical conceuences of biology is that all the knowledge produced in evolution is a priori ie established hypothetically by chance mutation and selective retention not by observation and intelligent induction For Philosophical Darwinism PDF/EPUB or organisms as embodied theories selection is natural and for theories as disembodied organisms it is artificial Following Popper the growth of knowledge is seen to be continuous from the amoeba to Einstein' Philosophical Darwinism throws a whole new light on many contemporary debates It has damaging implications for cognitive science and artificial intelligence and uestions attempts from within biology Darwinism On the MOBI õ to reduce mental events to neural processes More importantly it provides a rational postmodern alternative to what the author argues are the unreasonable Darwinism On the Origin of Kindle - postmodern fashions of Kuhn Lyotard and Rorty.