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The Resource The re-emergence of emergence : the emergentist hypothesis from science to religion, edited by Philip Clayton and Paul Davies

The re-emergence of emergence : the emergentist hypothesis from science to religion, edited by Philip Clayton and Paul Davies

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The re-emergence of emergence : the emergentist hypothesis from science to religion
Title
The re-emergence of emergence
Title remainder
the emergentist hypothesis from science to religion
Statement of responsibility
edited by Philip Clayton and Paul Davies
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume introduces readers to emergence theory, outlines the major arguments in its defence, and summarizes the most powerful objections against it. It provides the clearest explication yet of this exciting new theory of science, which challenges the reductionist approach by proposing the continuous emergence of novel phenomena. - ;Much of the modern period was dominated by a r̀eductionist' theory of science. On this view, to explain any event in the world is to reduce it down to fundamental particles, laws, and forces. In recent years reductionism has been dramatically challenged by a rad
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Cataloging source
MT4IT
Dewey number
501
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175.32.E44
LC item number
R44 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Clayton, Philip
  • Davies, Paul
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emergence (Philosophy)
  • Science
  • Consciousness
  • Religion and science
  • SCIENCE
  • Consciousness
  • Emergence (Philosophy)
  • Religion and science
  • Science
Label
The re-emergence of emergence : the emergentist hypothesis from science to religion, edited by Philip Clayton and Paul Davies
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Emergence of Classicality from Quantum Theory
  • Erich Joos
  • 4.
  • On the Nature of Emergent Reality
  • George F.R. Ellis
  • Part II. The Biological Sciences
  • 5.
  • Emergence : The Hole at the Wheel's Hub
  • Terrence Deacon
  • 6.
  • 1.
  • The Role of Emergence in Biology
  • Lynn Rothschild
  • 7.
  • Emergence in Social Evolution : A Great Ape Example
  • Barbara Smuts
  • Part III. Consciousness and Emergence
  • 8.
  • Being Realistic about Emergence
  • Jaegwon Kim
  • 9.
  • Conceptual Foundations of Emergence Theory
  • In Defence of Ontological Emergence and Mental Causation
  • Michael Silberstein
  • 10.
  • Emergence and Mental Causation
  • Nancey Murphy
  • 11.
  • Varieties of Emergence
  • David Chalmers
  • Part IV. Religion and Emergence
  • 12.
  • Philip Clayton
  • Emergence, Mind, and Divine Action : The Hierarchy of the Sciences in Relation to the Human Mind-Brain-Body
  • Arthur Peacocke
  • 13.
  • Emergence : What is at Stake for Religious Reflection?
  • Niels Henrik Gregersen
  • 14.
  • Emergence from Quantum Physics to Religion : A Critical Appraisal
  • Philip Clayton
  • Part I. The Physical Sciences
  • 2.
  • The Physics of Downward Causation
  • Paul Davies
  • 3.
Control code
252677023
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 330 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786610903900
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252677023
Label
The re-emergence of emergence : the emergentist hypothesis from science to religion, edited by Philip Clayton and Paul Davies
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Emergence of Classicality from Quantum Theory
  • Erich Joos
  • 4.
  • On the Nature of Emergent Reality
  • George F.R. Ellis
  • Part II. The Biological Sciences
  • 5.
  • Emergence : The Hole at the Wheel's Hub
  • Terrence Deacon
  • 6.
  • 1.
  • The Role of Emergence in Biology
  • Lynn Rothschild
  • 7.
  • Emergence in Social Evolution : A Great Ape Example
  • Barbara Smuts
  • Part III. Consciousness and Emergence
  • 8.
  • Being Realistic about Emergence
  • Jaegwon Kim
  • 9.
  • Conceptual Foundations of Emergence Theory
  • In Defence of Ontological Emergence and Mental Causation
  • Michael Silberstein
  • 10.
  • Emergence and Mental Causation
  • Nancey Murphy
  • 11.
  • Varieties of Emergence
  • David Chalmers
  • Part IV. Religion and Emergence
  • 12.
  • Philip Clayton
  • Emergence, Mind, and Divine Action : The Hierarchy of the Sciences in Relation to the Human Mind-Brain-Body
  • Arthur Peacocke
  • 13.
  • Emergence : What is at Stake for Religious Reflection?
  • Niels Henrik Gregersen
  • 14.
  • Emergence from Quantum Physics to Religion : A Critical Appraisal
  • Philip Clayton
  • Part I. The Physical Sciences
  • 2.
  • The Physics of Downward Causation
  • Paul Davies
  • 3.
Control code
252677023
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 330 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786610903900
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252677023

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