4.1 The Anthropic Principle and Philosophy

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Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Physical Sciences
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Week 4: The anthropic principle and multiverse cosmology (Alasdair Richmond and John Peacock)
Anthropic reasoning attempts to understand peculiarities of the physical universe via context-sensitive observers in a multiverse of different distinct universes. What are the problems and prospects of this view?

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  •  Professor Michela Massimi
    Professor Michela Massimi
    Full Professor
    Philosophy
  • Dr. Alasdair Richmond
    Dr. Alasdair Richmond
    Dr.
    Philosophy
  • Dr. Suilin Lavelle
    Dr. Suilin Lavelle
    Lecturer in Philosophy
    University of Edinburgh
  • Dr David Carmel
    Dr David Carmel
    Lecturer
    Psychology
  • Dr Mark Sprevak
    Dr Mark Sprevak
    Senior Lecturer
    School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
  • Professor Duncan Pritchard
    Professor Duncan Pritchard
    Professor of Philosophy
    University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Andy Clark
    Professor Andy Clark

    School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
  • Professor John Peacock
    Professor John Peacock
    Professor of Cosmology
    Institute for Astronomy
  • Professor Barbara Webb
    Professor Barbara Webb

    School of Informatics
  • Dr Kenny Smith
    Dr Kenny Smith

    School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
  • Dr Peggy Series
    Dr Peggy Series

    Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation
  • Louise Connelly
    Louise Connelly
    E-Learning Developer
    University of Edinburgh

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