It is said that strong emergence comes from Godel incompleteness.
Weak emergence is like your grains of sand.
On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 12:48 PM, Stephen P. King <stephe...@charter.net>wrote:
> Hi Richard,
> Pratt's theory does not address this. Could emergence be the result of
> inter-communications between monads and not an objective process at all? It
> is useful to think about how to solve the Sorites paradox to see what I
> mean here. A heap is said to emerge from a collection of grains, but is
> there a number or discrete or smooth process that generates the heap? No!
> The heap is just an abstract category that we assign. It is a name.
> On 8/23/2012 9:44 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote:
>> Now if only someone could explain how emergence works.
>> Can Pratt theory do that?
> "Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed."
> ~ Francis Bacon
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