Fine-tuning and multiple universes

Noûs 34 (2):260–276 (2000)

Abstract

ports the thesis that there exist very many universes. The view has found favor with a number of philosophers such as Derek Parfit ~1998!, J. J. C. Smart ~1989! and Peter van Inwagen ~1993!.1 My purpose is to argue that this is a mistake. First let me set out the issue in more detail

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Roger White
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