We use mathematics as a meta-language, just like you kan describe what is
said in latin by using italian. That does not make italian
logically/evolutionary prior to latin of course.

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Ämne: RE: SV: Only logic is necessary?

Lennart Nilsson wrote:

>No, you have the burden of showing what possible worlds could possibly mean
>outside a real biological setting.
>Cooper shows that logical laws are dependent on which population model they
>refer to. Of course that goes for the notion of possibility also...

That sounds incoherent to me...how can you even define "population models" 
without assuming various things about math and logic? Do you think the 
(mathematical) laws of population genetics have some sort of objective 
existence outside the human mind, but laws of math and logic themselves do 


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