Published on July 21, 2014 by Steve Donaldson  

Steve Donaldson gave a presentation, Who Pulls the Random Strings in Neural Evolution at St. Anne's College, University of Oxford on July 18 as part of a conference on Evolution and Historical Explanation: Contingency, Convergence, and Teleology. Dr. Donaldson's talk reviewed results from the first phase of research conducted in conjunction with his Randomness and Divine Providence grant.

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