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Foundations of Science

, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 25–28 | Cite as

Cosmological Artificial Selection: Creation out of Something?

  • Rüdiger Vaas
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Abstract

According to the scenario of cosmological artificial selection (CAS) and artificial cosmogenesis, our universe was created and possibly even fine-tuned by cosmic engineers in another universe. This approach shall be compared to other explanations, and some far-reaching problems of it shall be discussed.

Keywords

Anthropic principle Big bang Cosmic artificial selection Cosmic natural selection Cosmology Fine-tunings Simulation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Philosophy and Foundations of ScienceUniversity of GiessenBietigheim-Biss.Germany

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