Notes on the Limits to Knowledge Explored with Darwinian Logic

Marchetti C (1998). Notes on the Limits to Knowledge Explored with Darwinian Logic. IIASA Research Report (Reprint). IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: RR-98-009. Reprinted from Complexity, 3(3):22-35 [1998].

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Abstract

This essay explores the effects of applying Darwinian logic to the millenarian problem of limits to knowledge. Darwinian logic has solved or clarified many otherwise intractable problems in biology and sociobiology and might provide a solution here. Although unable to define the limits of the "knowable," the essay aims to set the problem in clearer terms than before. "A well-posed problem is a half-solved problem," according to an old dictum.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Research Report (Reprint))
Research Programs: Institute Scholars (INS)
Bibliographic Reference: Reprinted from Complexity; 3(3):22-35 [1998]
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 02:10
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2016 07:11
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/5657

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