Study Questions Exam 2

Study Questions Exam 2 - MichaelStoeltzner Spring2011

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1 Michael Stoeltzner Spring 2011 Phil 214 Science and Pseudo Science Study Questions for Exam 2 The Debate concerning Intelligent Design What is the core of the probabilistic design argument? To what extent can it be understood as a version of the likelihood principle (Sober)? How does Swinburne frame the question and what is his starting point? Sketch the cosmological fine tuning argument, as discussed by Sober or Swinburne. Is it merely an observation selection effect (Sober)? Explain. What is the condition for the constants’ values to become singular/special? Under which conditions does Behe’s irreducible complexity make the design inference a viable competitor? Explain the basic concepts. In what sense is irreducible complexity refer to the theory of evolution? What is required for evolution to take hold and what is required for the design inference to go through?
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course PHIL 214 taught by Professor Mr.stoeltzner during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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