On 05/05/07, Russell Standish <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

Similarly, chimpanzees are names given to a certain collection of
> chemicals that happens to behave in a particular way. The rules of
> chimpanzee behaviour are fully emergent from the rules of chemistry.

In your book you say that "reductionism has gone too far" and then talk
about weak and strong emergence. Can you explain the relationship between
reductionism and emergence?

Stathis Papaioannou

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