Emergence Theory Articles
Emergence Theory Book
Emergence Emergence is a term used in philosophy, art, and science to describe how new properties and features are created as we put thin...
Systems Transformation A transformation is a change of a system from one state to another, this change may be in the component parts of t...
Edge of Chaos
Edge of Chaos The term edge of chaos is used to denote a transition space between order and disorder that is hypothesized to exist within...
Emergent Process An emergent process is a process of change that involves non-linear, abrupt phase transitions as a system’s overall stru...
Micro-Macro Dynamics The micro-macro dynamic describes a complex interaction between the micro and macro levels to a system. In every sys...
Hierarchy & Heterarchy
Hierarchy & Heterarchy The terms hierarchy and heterarchy describe two distinct and basic organizational principles. A hierarchy is a str...
Integrative Levels An integrative level is a pattern of organization emerging on pre-existing phenomena of a lower level. Typical example...
Autopoiesis The term autopoiesis derives from the word auto- meaning “self” and poiesis, meaning “creation or production”. The term is us...
Strong & Weak Emergence Emergence describes how new higher level properties, patterns and functionality form as we put component parts an...
Pattern Formation A pattern is any set of correlations between the states of elements within a system. Pattern formation refers to the pr...
Patterns A pattern defines some form of correlation between the states of elements within a system. All systems show some form of pattern...
Positive & Negative Synergies A synergy is a nonlinear relationship between two or more elements whereby they generate a combined outcome...
Synergies A synergy is an interaction or coordination between two or more elements or organizations to produce a combined effect greater ...