David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
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British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 39 (3):389-395 (1988)
Barrow and Tipler’s contention that the Anthropic Principle is obviously true and removes the need for an explanation of fine-tuning fails because the Principle is trivially true, and only within the context of a World Ensemble, whose existence is not obvious, does a selection effect become significant. Their objections to divine design as an explanation of fine-tuning are seen to be misconceived
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