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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