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The concept of contextual emergence has been proposed as a non-reductive, yet well-defined relation between different levels of description of physical and other systems. It yields a formally sound and empirically applicable procedure to translate between descriptive levels in an overall consistent fashion. This will be discussed for the contextual emergence of mental states from a neural level of description. Show more
Journal / seriesCognitive Processing
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SubjectBridge laws; Coarse graining; Cognitive neuroscience; Emergence; Interlevel relations; Mechanics; Mental causation; Philosophy of science; Philosophy of mind; Reduction; Symbolic dynamics; Thermodynamics
Organisational unit02803 - Collegium Helveticum / Collegium Helveticum
03325 - Folkers, Gerd (emeritus)
NotesIt was possible to publish this article open access thanks to a Swiss National Licence with the publisher.
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