Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Symmetries: Symmetry is an expression for the invariance of properties that are subjected to transformation such as mirroring, rotation, or displacement or repetition. Applied to theories and systems, the presence of symmetries makes greater simplicity possible.

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Symmetry/PinkerVsTradition: the most in nature is not symmetrical - reason: even molecules such as internal organs are asymmetrical - but the body is symmetrical, otherwise only limited (circular) motion possible - and that has very much to do with selection - pairing partner are chosen for symmetry because symmetry in nature is unlikely.


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St. Pinker
Wie das Denken im Kopf entsteht München 1998


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