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laws of nature

What makes a law of nature a “law,” exactly?

Philosopher Marc Lange: Laws of nature can explain why something failed to happen by revealing that it cannot happen – that it is impossible. If so, there can’t really be “laws” of evolution unless we can show that no other outcome is possible. Read More ›

Are there universal laws of ecology?

Sounds promising. If physics depends on mathematics and chemistry depends on physics and biology depends on chemistry, why could not be laws be derived that help us understand ecology? But then Malthus betrays the authors, as he misled Darwin. Read More ›