Ontology, matter and emergence

Abstract
“Ontological emergence” of inherent high-level properties with causal powers is witnessed nowhere. A non-substantialist conception of emergence works much better. It allows downward causation, provided our concept of causality is transformed accordingly
Keywords Philosophy   Artificial Intelligence   Philosophy of Mind   Interdisciplinary Studies   Phenomenology
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DOI 10.1007/s11097-006-9041-z
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