Emergence, not supervenience

Philosophy of Science Supplement 64 (4):337-45 (1997)
Abstract
I argue that supervenience is an inadequate device for representing relations between different levels of phenomena. I then provide six criteria that emergent phenomena seem to satisfy. Using examples drawn from macroscopic physics, I suggest that such emergent features may well be quite common in the physical realm
Keywords Emergence  Model  Reductionism  Science  Supervenience
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Robert Francescotti (2007). Emergence. Erkenntnis 67 (1):47 - 63.
D. Heard (2006). A New Problem for Ontological Emergence. Philosophical Quarterly 56 (222):55-62.

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