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Wed 4 Aug, 2010 08:52 pm - What's your point? (view)
Wed 4 Aug, 2010 10:55 am - [quote="Doubt doubt"]some people think rolling dice is random but i know that the results follow the laws of physics and the way you throw the dice determines how they will land.[/quote]... (view)
Thu 15 Jul, 2010 07:01 pm - [quote="ACB"]"There could be no other possible universe where the (same) regularities didn't occur [i]given the same initial conditions[/i]".[/quote] The initial... (view)
Thu 15 Jul, 2010 06:54 pm - [quote="ACB"]On the grounds of (a) its statistical improbability and (b) its inability to justify induction, I consider this "accidental regularity" view of laws of nature to... (view)
Thu 15 Jul, 2010 03:01 pm - [quote="Zetherin"] What does it mean to say that the regularities in the universe are accidental? What is this in contrast to? Suppose we said the regularities in the universe were not... (view)
Wed 14 Jul, 2010 03:22 pm - [quote="fast"]The first (Laws of Nature) [notice the capital letters] will refer to the inventions that often come subsequent to the discoveries. They usually take the form of either... (view)
Tue 13 Jul, 2010 08:05 pm - [quote="Zetherin"]What are laws of nature, then?[/quote] That depends on who you ask, a regularist or necessitarian. Most people mean laws in the necessitarian sense, that they are... (view)
Mon 12 Jul, 2010 03:53 pm - [quote="Zetherin"]I think a random event is an event in which there is no intelligible pattern or order in regards to its occurrence.[/quote] You're confusing epistemology with... (view)
Mon 12 Jul, 2010 03:33 pm - [quote="Zetherin"] No matter how regularly or irregularly something happens, the determinist holds that it is part of a causal chain. A random event is still an event that was caused.... (view)
Mon 12 Jul, 2010 03:20 pm - [quote="kennethamy"] [quote="ughaibu"] [quote="kennethamy"]The question is, however how you would explain a high degree of predictability unless causation was the... (view)
 
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