Paul Humphreys
University of Virginia

Paul Humphreys, Commonwealth Professor of Philosophy, specializes in the philosophy of science. He is co-director of UVA’s Center for the Study of Data and Knowledge; series editor of Oxford Studies in the Philosophy of Science; a senior editor of  Oxford Research Reviews; a member of the editorial boards of Synthese, Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science, and Foundations of Science; and a member of the governing board of the Philosophy Documentation Center. He is also editor of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Science.

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In this Wireless Philosophy video, Paul Humphreys (University of Virginia) introduces the concept of emergence.  Emergence occurs when features of the world are not reducible to arrangements of fundamental entities.

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