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Darwin Does Physics

A new book describes how Universal Darwinism has come to Physics

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Bayesian inference and the world mind

Lee Smolin explains physical law as evolving via a Darwinian process

Universal Darwinism - The Book

Bayesian Methods and Universal Darwinism

Karl Friston explains the 'Bayesian Brain' theory

Wojciech Zurek employs Quantum Darwinism to resolve the Einstein - Bohr debate.

Universal Darwinism is the collection of scientific theories which explain design found in the universe as the creation of Darwinian processes.

This site attempts an introduction to this marvellous area of study and the work of some of its most exciting researchers.

It is our hope that the unified scientific view on the wondrous workings of nature revealed by Universal Darwinism may serve the purpose that Einstein envisioned for Science: 'To awaken the Cosmic Religious Experience and to keep it alive in those receptive to it.'











There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.

Charles Darwin

If I were to give an award for the single best idea anyone has ever had, Id give it to Darwin, ahead of Newton and Einstein and everyone else. In a single stroke, the idea of evolution by natural selection unifies the realm of life, meaning, and purpose with the realm of space and time, cause and effect, mechanism and physical law.

Daniel Dennett