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"Engels's Emergentist Dialectics"

Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:19 pm
by ErnestG
"Engels's Emergentist Dialectics"
—Kaan Kangal
Monthly Review (Nov 2020)

In grasping emergent qualities and laws on various levels of organization of matter, dialectical theory employs its own conceptual structure, scientific language, and investigation method, and takes a categorially open-ended shape. In this context, Engels provides a remarkable illustration that not only argues for the interconnection and interpenetration of distinct spheres such as chemistry and biology, but also draws on a generative feature of self-organizing systems.

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