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Explaining the Fine Tuning of the Universe to Us and the Fine Tuning of Us to the Universe

  • T. J. Mawson (a1)

I shall start, if you will permit me, by indicating how I shall be understanding a couple of crucial terms, what I shall be meaning when I talk this evening of ‘the universe’ and of ‘God’.

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Richard Swinburne , The Existence of God (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004)

Richard Swinburne , ‘The Argument to God from Fine-Tuning Reassessed’, in Neil Manson (ed.), God and Design: The Teleological Argument And Modern Science (London: Routledge, 2003), 107

John Barrow , The Constants of Nature: From Alpha to Omega (London: Jonathan Cape Collins, 2002)

Max Tegmark , ‘Many Lives in Many Worlds’, Nature 448 (2007)

David Dowe , ‘Bayes not Bust! Why Simplicity is No Problem for Bayesians’, The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 58 (2007), 709754

Malcolm Forster , ‘Bayes and Bust: Simplicity as a Problem for a Probabilist's Approach to Confirmation’, The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 46 (2003), 399424

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Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements
  • ISSN: 1358-2461
  • EISSN: 1755-3555
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