emergent evolution


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the appearance of entirely new properties at certain critical stages in the course of evolution

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In developing a theory of emergent evolution, Klapwijk does so in the context of a deep belief in a biblical creation.
Today an emergent evolution is picking up where Darwin left off, integrating notions of biological change with other kinds of change," suggests Dillon.
Stoeger, offers a collection of essays from philosophers, scientists, and theologians on the topic of emergent evolution.