, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 29-38

Fine-Tuning, Quantum Mechanics and Cosmological Artificial Selection

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Abstract

Jan Greben criticized fine-tuning by taking seriously the idea that “nature is quantum mechanical”. I argue that this quantum view is limited, and that fine-tuning is real, in the sense that our current physical models require fine-tuning. Second, I examine and clarify many difficult and fundamental issues raised by Rüdiger Vaas’ comments on Cosmological Artificial Selection.

This paper is a response to commentaries by Greben (2010) and Vaas (2010a) on my (2010a) paper.