Lexicon of Arguments

Philosophical and Scientific Issues in Dispute
 
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V 37
Determinism/Lewis: it is not certain that our world is indeterministic - More certain is asymmetry - these could also come about under deterministic conditions.
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V 45
Determinism/Possible worlds/Lewis: It is wrong to say that two deterministic possible worlds would differ only slightly from each other - they can diverge just as quickly as indeterministic ones - there are many probablities for small differences which become then large.
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V 58
Indeterminism/Lewis: should not be derived from the measurement problem of QM - this is a frivolity - to anthropocentric - instead: obviously also in radioactive decay processes - but this also allows possible world/asymmetry: more simple: now we do not need anymore small wonders to justify deviations - convergence: here, the problem remains the same - ((s) it is difficult to justify with and without determinism.) - Variant: perfect convergence: is difficult to explain with the indeterminism.
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V 120
LewisVsDeterminismus: what is it then supposed to mean that a coin is fair?
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V 162
Determinism/Causing/Causality/Lewis: here: not universal causation, but - here pro: in the sense that there are not two possible worlds which are exactly equal up to a point in time and then differ without violating the laws -" indeterminism/Lewis: not Vs, but problem: the counterfactual conditional analysis will not cover all cases.

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