emergence

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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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Instead, human nature is an emergent property that cannot be explained by evolutionary psychology.
Emergentism" is discussed in several places, though without any clear metaphysical exposition on just what it means for "Y" to be an emergent property or consequence of "X".