Reductionism is a disbelief that the higher levels of simplified multilevel models are out there in the territory, that concepts constructed by mind in themselves play a role in the behavior of reality. This doesn't contradict the notion that the concepts used in simplified multilevel models refer to the actual clusters of configurations of reality.
- Reductionism by Eliezer Yudkowsky
- Explaining vs. Explaining Away
- Angry Atoms
- The Virtue of Narrowness by Eliezer Yudkowsky
- All Less Wrong posts tagged "reductionism"
- Reductionism (sequence)
- Universal law, Magic
- Mind projection fallacy
- How an algorithm feels
- Free will