On 1/21/2013 5:10 PM, Stephen P. King wrote:
On 1/21/2013 4:59 PM, meekerdb wrote:
On 1/21/2013 11:05 AM, Stephen P. King wrote:
Materialism fails since it cannot explain how it is possible for material things to have representations of things, intensionality, such as numbers.

That's something evolution explains.


Hi Brent,

    Could you elaborate on this comment?

I thought it was obvious. A (material) living thing can be more successful reproducing if it can internally manipulate representations of things in the world, i.e. think and plan, such as counting them, adding and subtracting. See the book by William S. Cooper which I have cited before.


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