Hi Stephen P. King 

Anything that has a purpose is teleological. 



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From: Stephen P. King 
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Time: 2013-02-05, 07:53:22
Subject: Re: Lee Smolin and Darwin's Uncommon Success


Hi,

     ISTM that purpose is a 1p, so to ask the question in a 3p sense is 
to make it meaningless.



On 2/5/2013 6:23 AM, Russell Standish wrote:
> Only in the same sense that evolution is teleological, ie not really.
>
> Cheers
>
> On Tue, Feb 05, 2013 at 06:59:01PM +1100, Kim Jones wrote:
>> So does this explain the PURPOSE of the universe or merely a dominant 
>> FUNCTION? The blind exercise of function doesn't seem to me to include the 
>> global concept of purpose. The use of this word is about my only gripe with 
>> it. I could be wrong.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> K
>>
>>


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