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  1. Rüdiger Vaas (2012). Cosmological Artificial Selection: Creation Out of Something? [REVIEW] Foundations of Science 17 (1):25-28.
    According to the scenario of cosmological artificial selection (CAS) and artificial cosmogenesis, our universe was created and possibly even fine-tuned by cosmic engineers in another universe. This approach shall be compared to other explanations, and some far-reaching problems of it shall be discussed.
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  2. Rüdiger Vaas (2002). And Its Place in Nature. Journal of Consciousness Studies 9 (2):69-78.
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  3. Rüdiger Vaas, Evolving Persons and Free Will.
    Human beings are masters of deception if they want to appear superior to others and to suggest that they have everything under control (see, e.g., Fingarette 2000, Mele 2000). Such self-delusions might be advantageous, because those are the most successful liars who believe their own lies. Although it seems paradoxical at first (for he who does not tell the untruth intentionally is, strictly speaking, not a liar at all), it rests upon a much more radical self-deception which is quite useful (...)
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  4. Rüdiger Vaas (2000). John Haugeland, Having Thought. Essays in the Metaphysics of Mind. Erkenntnis 52 (1):139-147.
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