(42) Klapwijk, Purpose in the Living World?; Jacob Klapwijk, "Creation Belief and the Paradigm of Emergent Evolution
," Philosophia Reformata 76 (2011): 11-31 (declaration of interest: I translated and edited Klapwijk's book and article).
Klapwijk, Jacob, Purpose in the Living World?: Creation and Emergent Evolution
The development from one level to another is called emergent evolution
, each level corresponding to one or several special sciences.
" refers to a subsequent but closely related movement among British thinkers--including the philosopher Samuel Alexander, author of Space, Time and Deity (1920), and the zoologist C.
It is here that Klapwijk introduces his particular notion of emergent evolution
. He accepts the basic framework of phylogenetic evolution and the idea of descent with modification.
In his Emergent Evolution
, Morgan says that 'Under what I here call emergent evolution
stress is laid on this incoming of the new.