Foundations of Science 17 (1):9-11 (2012)

The canonical developmental trajectory (CDT), as represented in this paper is both conservative and emergentist. Emerging modes of existence, as new informational constraints, require the material continuation of prior modes upon which they are launched. Informational constraints are material configurations. The paper is not meant to be a direct critique of existing views within science, but an oblique one presented as an alternative, developmental model
Keywords Critique  Emergence  Information  Materialism
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DOI 10.1007/s10699-010-9214-7
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