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Dissolving the Fermi paradox

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The Fermi paradox is the conflict between an expectation of a high {\em ex ante} probability of intelligent life elsewhere in the universe and the apparently lifeless universe we in fact observe. The expectation that the universe should be teeming with intelligent life is linked to models like the Drake equation, which suggest that even if the probability of intelligent life developing at a given site is small, the sheer multitude of possible sites should nonetheless yield a large number of p...

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https://arxiv.org/abs/1806.02404v1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Sub department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5636-5402
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Sub department:
Philosophy Faculty
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Sub department:
Philosophy Faculty
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4644-016X
Publisher:
Cornell University Publisher's website
Journal:
arXiv Journal website
Article number:
1806.02404
Publication date:
2018-06-06
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
905306
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pubs:905306
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2020-06-30

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