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Published: 08 December 2016

312 Pages


ISBN: 9780190620325

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A Philosophical Account

Paul Humphreys

  • Argues that synchronic accounts cannot capture important aspects of emergence
  • Develops a novel form of diachronic emergence called transformational emergence
  • Extends the author's influential account of fusion emergence
  • Can be used as an introduction to modern theories of emergence as it covers and assesses most of the principal approaches to the subject

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