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emergence

noun appearance, arrival, commencement, development, evidence, initiation, issue, manifestation, notice, now apparent, show, start
Associated concepts: emergent law, the emergence of law
See also: egress, expression, issuance, manifestation, nascency, origination, outflow, start
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Consciousness and religious awareness are emergent properties, and they have top-down causal influence on the body.
It also presents the modularity of subsystems: division of labor between the Chinese Academy of Space Technology (CAST) and National Institute for Space Research (INPE), highlighting the phenomenon of emergent properties.
This leads to 'incoherence' (100): emergent properties logically supervene upon their base, while at the same time they are not logically deducible from their base.
Another potential obstacle to reductionist explanations of mental phenomena is that it can be argued that mental states, and possibly free will itself, are (non-mysterious) emergent properties of that complex system which is the brain.
The article discussed the strengths and criticisms of the systems biology approach, with the key strength of the approach lying in its ability to capture and integrate massive amounts of biological data to visualize emergent properties that are not demonstrated by their individual parts and cannot be predicted from the parts alone.
Redefining (& Discovering) Emergent Properties at Higher-Level Hierarchies
Chapters describe how to identify cellular components, interactions among these components, and quantitative approaches to analyze and model interactions, emergent properties, and dynamics of the networks.
James Lovelock's Gaia Theory fitted well with Teddy's ideas on the emergent properties of systems and as Jim lived near Camelford, where we were at the time publishing The Ecologist, we decided to hold a symposium on the implications of the Gaia Theory for ecology and the environment.
Complexity and Emergent Properties of the Work systems in Manufacturing.
Their topics include key formulations (including papers on critical realism and substance, causality and substance, essence and accident, conceptual and natural necessity, and powers and depositions), realism about causality in philosophy (the interaction of meaning and truth with causal explanation, Aristotelian powers, the causal realist manifesto, powers without essences, causal exclusion and evolved emergent properties, and "natural kinds" in psychology), and realism about causality in social science (sociology political science, and Marxist theories).
Our design aims to reflect its singularity and linearity, its straight-forward pragmatism, its emergent properties with wild plant-life--meadows, thickets, vines, mosses, flowers, intermixed with ballast, steel tracks, railings, and concrete.
Chaos theory emphasizes the need to consider the interactive and emergent properties of wholes or systems as a new focus for theory and research in science (Kellert, 1993).