[asa] Re: [asa] Rejoinder 6D From Timaeus for Iain Strachan, Jon Tandy and Others

From: Michael Roberts <michael.andrea.r@ukonline.co.uk>
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 11:01:36 EDT

That is not the case. What about humans in the Cambrian or trilobites in the
Holocene, of if the peppered moth went another way.

Note that the fossil record gives a historical version of the order of
evolution. If things were in a different order then evolution is caput.

There are many other examples

Michael
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From: "Dave Wallace" <wmdavid.wallace@gmail.com>
To: "Iain Strachan" <igd.strachan@gmail.com>
Cc: "ASA" <asa@calvin.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 9:46 PM
Subject: Fwd: [asa] Rejoinder 6D From Timaeus for Iain Strachan, Jon Tandy
and Others

> With regard to cotton thread and UEM, well said Iain, although I would
> point out that in one of his books Karl Popper regarded Darwinian
> evolution as a UEM since it was difficult to postulate reasonable
> predictions that would falsify it. To my mind especially the RM + NS
> mechanism is problematic in this respect.
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