• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index


The term emergence is used in a variety of (often incompatible) ways in the philosophic and scientific literature. However, emergentism is always a thesis about properties, and most versions share the following components: Emergent properties are (i) dependent upon, (ii) determined ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles