Archives for March, 2017

Informal Notes for a Future Philosophical Examination of Evolution Theory

Creationism and occasionalism. Two understandings of evolution: one where lower causes are instruments, the other where they are not. Instruments versus essence in biological forms, and the consequence which is indeterminacy. Indeterminacy compared with subsidiarity.  Principles of evolution – Natural order versus providential ordering. – Design theorists usually ignore this distinction – The relation of […]