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Volume 92 • Issue 2 • 2017 • Strong emergence

Editors: Alexander D. Carruth & J.T.M. Miller

Articles


Introduction

Alexander D. CARRUTH and J.T.M. MILLER

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Manipulationism and causal exclusion

Mark PEXTON

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Quantum mechanics, emergence, and fundamentality

Peter J. LEWIS

2017-01-02 Volume 92 • Issue 2 • 2017 • Strong emergence

Topological order and emergence

Jonathan BAIN

2017-01-02 Volume 92 • Issue 2 • 2017 • Strong emergence

Strong emergence and downward causation in biological physics

Tom C.B. MCLEISH

2017-01-02 Volume 92 • Issue 2 • 2017 • Strong emergence

Emergence, causation and storytelling: condensed matter physics and the limitations of the human mind

Stephen J. BLUNDELL

2017-01-02 Volume 92 • Issue 2 • 2017 • Strong emergence