The Foundations: Physics and Top-Down Causation

  • George EllisEmail author
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At the bottom level, what happens is based on physics: it enables the emergence of higher level entities, which then in turn act down on the lower level components.


Early Universe Adaptive Selection Lower Level Variable High Level Variable Emergent Structure 
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Applied MathematicsUniversity of Cape TownRondeboschSouth Africa

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