emergent properties

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  • Emergent evolution — is the hypothesis that, in the course of evolution, some entirely new properties, such as life and consciousness, appear at certain critical points, usually because of an unpredictable rearrangement of the already existing entities. The concept… …   Wikipedia

  • Emergent — Emergenz (lat. emergere: auftauchen, hervorkommen, sich zeigen), gemäß Aristoteles (Zitat) auch Übersummativität, ist die spontane Herausbildung von Phänomenen oder Strukturen auf der Makroebene eines Systems auf der Grundlage des Zusammenspiels… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • emergent evolution — noun the appearance of entirely new properties at certain critical stages in the course of evolution • Hypernyms: ↑evolution, ↑organic evolution, ↑phylogeny, ↑phylogenesis * * * noun : evolution conceived as characterized by the appearance at… …   Useful english dictionary

  • emergent evolution — the origin of entirely new properties at certain critical stages or levels in the course of evolution, as multicellular organisms, sexual reproduction, or nervous systems. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • emergent evolution — /əˌmɜdʒənt ɛvəˈluʃən/ (say uh.merjuhnt evuh loohshuhn) noun the appearance of entirely new properties at certain critical stages or levels in the course of evolution, e.g. the origin of multicellular organisms, of nervous systems, psychic… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Incompatible-properties argument — The Incompatible properties argument is the idea that no description of God is consistent with reality. For example, if one takes the definition of God to be described fully from the Bible, then the claims of what properties God has described… …   Wikipedia

  • Fast Analog Computing with Emergent Transient States (FACETS) — The FACETS project is a European Project funded by the European Union gathering scientists from different fields related to neuroscience (neurophysiology, computational neuroscience, neural hardware) aiming at advancing our knowledge on the… …   Wikipedia

  • ВОЗНИКАЮЩИЕ СВОЙСТВА — (emergent properties) свойства (социальной системы либо группы), о которых можно утверждать, что их нельзя объяснить просто с точки зрения их происхождения или составных частей отсюда и понятие целое больше, чем части . Термин особенно тесно… …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

  • ЭМЕРДЖЕНТНЫЕ СВОЙСТВА — (EMERGENT PROPERTIES) Это понятие было сформулировано Т. Парсонсом (Parsons, 1937) в рамках его анализа социальных систем. Существуют три связанных между собой идеи в отношении эмерджентных свойств. (1) Социальные системы обладают структурой,… …   Социологический словарь

  • Emergence — For other uses see Emergence (disambiguation), Emergent, and Emergency. : See also the closely related articles: Spontaneous order and self organization. In philosophy, systems theory and the sciences, emergence is the way complex systems and… …   Wikipedia

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