RE: "Evolution's Greatest Inventions."

From: Alexanian, Moorad <alexanian@uncw.edu>
Date: Fri Apr 29 2005 - 13:26:47 EDT

Michael,

 

I hope you can coordinate thinking with yawning. Note that I placed the word derive in quotes. I ask you, in what sense do these conclusions follow rigorously from the theory?

 

Moorad

 

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From: Michael Roberts [mailto:michael.andrea.r@ukonline.co.uk]
Sent: Fri 4/29/2005 1:19 PM
To: Alexanian, Moorad; AmericanScientificAffiliation
Subject: Re: "Evolution's Greatest Inventions."

Moorad
Please learn some philosophy of science as seen in its widest context, That
is , science is not only experimental and mathematically based

Yawn

Michael
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alexanian, Moorad" <alexanian@uncw.edu>
To: "AmericanScientificAffiliation" <asa@calvin.edu>
Sent: Friday, April 29, 2005 6:03 PM
Subject: "Evolution's Greatest Inventions."

> New Scientist, April 9-15, 2005
>
> Cover story
>
> "Evolution's Greatest Inventions."
>
> 1) Multicellularity
> 2) The eye
> 3) The brain
> 4) Language
> 5) Photosynthesis
> 6) Sex
> 7) Death
> 8) Parasitism
> 9) Superorganisms
> 10) Symbiosis
>
> Inventions may be the right word. I am sure these are not "derived" from
> the theory as physicists derive predictions from their theories.
>
>
> Moorad
>
Received on Fri Apr 29 13:32:48 2005

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