I have no idea what to make of this, but here is the information:


Science Holism Abstraction Philosophy Emergence
Shape is a new on-line Journal featuring the work of Philosopher Jim Schofield.

The editorial team is listed as:

Jim Schofield - Editor
Physicist, Philosopher, Marxist, Multimedia Expert, Mathematician, Author, Sculptor.

Dr. Peter Mothersole - Editor
Senior Lecturer in Computing, Physicist, Photographer, Constructivist, Software Developer, Philosopher.

Mick Schofield - Art Director
Graphic Designer, Writer, Photographer, Music Producer, Digital Artist, Webmaster

The SHAPE blog links to this Emergence blog.

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I have not added anything new to this blog for nearly a year. As I’m experiencing some technical difficulties, I’m writing this test post to see if I can still manage this blog installation.

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Here are a couple of older articles:

Pepper, Stephen C. “Emergence, ” Journal of Philosophy 23 (1926): 241-45.

Sellars; Wilfrid; Meehl, Paul E.  “The Concept of Emergence, ” in Minnesota Studies in The Philosophy of Science, Vol. I: The Foundations of Science and the Concepts of Psychology and Psychoanalysis, edited by Herbert Feigl and Michael Scriven (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1956): 239-52.

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McDonough, Richard. “Hegel’s Organic Account of Mind and Critique of Cognitive Science, ” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal, vol. 19., no. 1, 1996, pp. 67-97.

Emergence or Reduction?: Essays on the Prospects of Nonreductive Physicalism, edited by Ansgar Beckermann, Hans Flohr, Jaegwon Kim. Berlin; New York: W. de Gruyter, 1992.

I’ve had this undeveloped post sitting in limbo for a couple years. I’ll publish it now just to get the reference out there.

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