How Jerry Fodor slid down the slippery slope to Anti-Darwinism, and how we can avoid the same fate

  title={How Jerry Fodor slid down the slippery slope to Anti-Darwinism, and how we can avoid the same fate},
  author={Alexander Rosenberg},
  journal={European Journal for Philosophy of Science},
  • A. Rosenberg
  • Published 2013
  • Philosophy
  • European Journal for Philosophy of Science
There is only one physically possible process that builds and operates purposive systems in nature: natural selection. What it does is build and operate systems that look to us purposive, goal directed, teleological. There really are not any purposes in nature and no purposive processes ether. It is just one vast network of linked causal chains. Darwinian natural selection is the only process that could produce the appearance of purpose. That is why natural selection must have built and must… 
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