Paul Humphreys
Professor
Philosophy
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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Emergence

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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