More Is Different Broken symmetry and the nature of the hierarchical structure of science

@inproceedings{Anderson1972MoreID,
  title={More Is Different Broken symmetry and the nature of the hierarchical structure of science},
  author={Philip W. Anderson},
  year={1972}
}
hypothesis may still lbe a topic for controversy among philosophers, but among the great majority of active scientists I think it is accepted without question The workings of our minds and bodles, and of all the animate or lnanimate matter of which we have any detailed knowledges are as sumed to be controlled by the same set o£ fundamental laws which except under certain extreme conditions we feel we know pretty well. It seems inevitable to go on uneritically to what appears at first sight to… CONTINUE READING
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