Naturalistic Evolution, Meet a Utilitarian Philosopher's Method of Difference

Utilitarian philosopher John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) was a contemporary of Darwin. And no Bible thumper was he.

Information for Survival

Let's start with a fundamental problem: Life forms constantly seek solutions to the problem of staying alive. They maintain an exponentially higher level of information when alive than they will as corpses. But even a corpse...

 

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This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #32, Spring 2015 Copyright © 2019 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo32/the-law-of-conservation-of-information-part-iii