Bitbol, Michel (2007) Ontology, Matter and Emergence. UNSPECIFIED.
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“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.
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|Keywords:||Emergence, quantum mechanics, dispositions, inter-level causation, downward causation, inter-level reduction|
|Subjects:||General Issues > Causation|
General Issues > Reductionism/Holism
General Issues > Operationalism/Instrumentalism
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
|Depositing User:||Michel Guy Simon Bitbol|
|Date Deposited:||29 Apr 2008|
|Last Modified:||07 Oct 2010 11:16|
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