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by JérômeVilm
Mon Sep 13, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: The status of the laws of nature
Replies: 4
Views: 165

The status of the laws of nature

Hi, I heard Bernardo claim that the regularity of nature, represented by the laws of nature indicate that mind at large is largely instinctive and regular as well. I don't understand this point very well. According to Kant, the laws of nature are inherent to our dashboard of perception. They (plus s...
by JérômeVilm
Mon Aug 23, 2021 4:18 am
Forum: Topic-specific Discourse
Topic: Does evolution reward the perception of truth?
Replies: 22
Views: 853

Re: Does evolution reward the perception of truth?

"Of course not. We can get out a ruler and actually measure the lines and discover they are the same length. We can find some degree of "truth" because we can measure and find relationships." Thank you for your answer. If I understood Bernardo (and Kant and Schopenhauer) correctl...
by JérômeVilm
Thu Aug 19, 2021 6:33 am
Forum: Topic-specific Discourse
Topic: Does evolution reward the perception of truth?
Replies: 22
Views: 853

Re: Does evolution reward the perception of truth?

Hi and thanks for these very exhaustive and interesting answers. I still have to read the articles above but I made myself familiar with Hoffmanns theory and the objection that comes to my mind is this: In the evolutionary simulations made in DH's lab, how does he measure how close an organism is to...
by JérômeVilm
Wed Aug 18, 2021 6:24 am
Forum: Topic-specific Discourse
Topic: Does evolution reward the perception of truth?
Replies: 22
Views: 853

Does evolution reward the perception of truth?

Hi, I am a first time poster and it is an honor to be contributing to your forum! In part 1 of his series on analytical idealism I heard Bernardo claim that evolution does not reward the perception of truth. Usually I agree with what he says, but here I have some doubts. Why would a creature perceiv...