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Here’s the claim: each level of the scientific hierarchy — physics, chemistry, biology, psychology — has its own special laws that can never be explained by deeper laws (physics). How can this be?

 

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1. George F. R. Ellis
2. David Albert
3. Barry Loewer
4. Tim Maudlin

What's Strong Emergence?

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