Signs of Life: A Semantic Critique of Evolutionary Theory

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Ashish Dalela (Rishiraja Dasa), is an acclaimed author of sixteen books that explain Vedic philosophy in an accessible manner and their relevance to mathematics, physics, biology, psychology, linguistics, sociology, economics, philosophy, and others.

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This book challenges the fundamental ideas in the Neo-Darwinian theory of evolution from the perspective of mathematics, physics, computing, game theory, and non-linear dynamics.

It argues that the key ideas underlying evolution—random mutation and natural selection—are based on notions about matter, causality, space-time, and lawfulness, which were supposed true in Darwin’s time, but have been unseated through 20th century developments in physics, mathematics, computing, game theory, and complex system theory. Evolution, however, continues in a relative time-warp, disregarding these developments, which, if considered, would alter our view of evolution. The book illustrates why natural selection and random mutation are logically inconsistent together. Separately, they are incomplete to account for biological complexity. In other words, the theory of evolution is either inconsistent or incomplete.

  • Author:Ashish Dalela
  • Published:May 16, 2015
  • Book size:278 pages
  • Formats:Kindle, Paperback