PHILOSOPHY AGAINST THE MACHINE, #4–Seven Arguments Against the Mechanistic Worldview.

By Robert Hanna

“Der Mensch als Industriepalast/The Human as Industrial Palace,” by Fritz Kahn (1926)

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Seven Arguments Against the Mechanistic Worldview

I. According to the mechanistic worldview,

NOTES

[i] See A. Turing, “On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem,” Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, series 2, 42 (1936): 230–265, with corrections in 43 (1937): 644–546; and G. Boolos and R. Jeffrey, Computability and Logic (3rd edn., Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1989), ch. 3.

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