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Single Idea 17682

[catalogued under 26. Natural Theory / D. Laws of Nature / 1. Laws of Nature]

Full Idea

A universe could hardly consist of laws and nothing else.

Gist of Idea

A universe couldn't consist of mere laws


David M. Armstrong (What is a Law of Nature? [1983], 06.4)

Book Reference

Armstrong,D.M.: 'What is a Law of Nature?' [CUP 1985], p.90

A Reaction

Hm. Discuss. How does a universe come into existence, if there are no laws to guide its creation?