A Defense of Emergence

@article{Megill2013ADO,
  title={A Defense of Emergence},
  author={Jason Megill},
  journal={Axiomathes},
  year={2013},
  volume={23},
  pages={597-615}
}
I defend a physicalistic version of ontological emergence; qualia emerge from the brain, but are physical properties nevertheless. First, I address the following questions: what are the central tenets of physicalistic ontological emergentism; what are the relationships between these tenets; what is the relationship between physicalistic ontological emergentism and non-reductive physicalism; and can there even be a physicalistic version of ontological emergentism? This discussion is merely an… Expand
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