The re-emergence of emergence the emergentist hypothesis from science to religion

Much of the modern period was dominated by a reductionist theory of science. In recent years reductionism has been challenged by a new paradigm. This volume introduces readers to emergence theory, outlines the major arguments in its defence, and summarizes the powerful objections against it

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Clayton, Philip
Other Authors: Davies, P. C. W.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2008, 2008
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Description
Summary:Much of the modern period was dominated by a reductionist theory of science. In recent years reductionism has been challenged by a new paradigm. This volume introduces readers to emergence theory, outlines the major arguments in its defence, and summarizes the powerful objections against it
Physical Description:xiv, 330 p. ill
ISBN:9780191701351
0191701351