Strong Emergence

Strong Emergence

In philosophy, systems theory, science, and art, emergence is the way complex systems and patterns arise out of a multiplicity of relatively simple interactions. Emergence is central to the theories of integrative levels and of complex systems.

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Strong and Weak Emergence
... The usage of the notion "emergence" may generally be subdivided into two perspectives, that of "weak emergence" and "strong emergence" ... Weak emergence describes new properties arising in systems as a result of the interactions at an elemental level ... Emergence, in this case, is merely part of the language, or model that is needed to describe a system's behaviour ...

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