Supporters of the anthropic principle
infer from the vast improbability of a world in which humans can develop that it must have been created.
The former is the author's rather tendentious account of some of the latest speculations in theoretical physics - notably "the Anthropic Principle
," a view held by a Cambridge cosmologist who argues that the cosmos is not random in its origin, as has been thought, but contains certain "mysterious coincidences" that may, and indeed should, be interpreted as constituting a telos for humankind's existence.
The Anthropic Principle
suggests that the universe was expressly built for humans, and the Gala Hypothesis portrays the world around us as a living Earth Mother.
Philosophers of all persuasions will have a lot to learn by reading this book, not only about a philosophical programme, but also about the current debates concerning some hot philosophical issues such as the problem of consciousness, the anthropic principle
and evolutionary epistemology.
Carter  construes the anthropic principle
as having to do with the restrictions that the existence of human beings places on the observable features of the universe.
Likewise, the anthropic principle
is thought to be guided, not directed, by the God of process theology, even though the form of this guidance is not given.
Science and religion in Anthropic principle
In this brief letter, originally addressed to Torah scholars, we demonstrate how Zelmanov's Anthropic Principle
is consistent with this tradition by analyzing the famous question in philosophy, "If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?
This is called the Anthropic Principle
and has many people believing there must be some intelligence controlling everything.
After reviewing the many improbable coincidences of the universe described by the Anthropic Principle
, Professor Levi reasons, "The anthropic principle
by itself is of course not an explanation--it simply helps us group the coincidences.
This idea is termed the anthropic principle
, and it applies to any situation in which the value of a physical constant or other fundamental quantity, if changed even a few percent, would preclude life.
Part 4 discusses various interpretations of coincidences in the universe that have led to an anthropic principle