Daily Archives: August 27, 2009

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Bookmarks for August 24th through August 27th

These are my links for August 24th through August 27th: Andrew Wayne & Michal Arciszewski, Emergence in physics | PhilPapers – This paper begins by tracing interest in emergence in physics to the work of condensed matter physicist Philip Anderson. It provides a selective introduction to contemporary philosophical approaches to emergence. It surveys two exciting areas of current work that give good reason to re-evaluate our views about emergence in physics. One area focuses on physical systems wherein fundamental theories appear to break down. The other area is the quantum-to-classical transition, where some have claimed that a complete explanation of […]