Emergence, Reduction and Supervenience: A Varied Landscape

@article{Butterfield2011EmergenceRA,
  title={Emergence, Reduction and Supervenience: A Varied Landscape},
  author={Jeremy Butterfield},
  journal={Foundations of Physics},
  year={2011},
  volume={41},
  pages={920-959}
}
This is one of two papers about emergence, reduction and supervenience. It expounds these notions and analyses the general relations between them. The companion paper analyses the situation in physics, especially limiting relations between physical theories.I shall take emergence as behaviour that is novel and robust relative to some comparison class. I shall take reduction as deduction using appropriate auxiliary definitions. And I shall take supervenience as a weakening of reduction, viz. to… 
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