Problems of Causality of Micro and Macro Levels of Object: “Top-down” and “Bottom-up” (Ontological Aspect)

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The authors pay their attention to the scientific problems in the natural sciences centered around the concept of causality. In the situation of crisis the importance of causal links of objects especially increases. Contemporary philosophy is characterized by the growth of indeterministic and similar conceptions. Until recently, the concept of deterministic chaos and indeterministic causality have seemed “conceptually anomalous, if not semantically contradictory” (James H. Fetzer). For example, in unordered environments the percolation ("leakage") of quantum indeterminism (on principles of which the consciousness is presumably based as well) is possible up to the macrocosm, and vice versa. A triad “freedom - determinism - indeterminism” is developed. The paper demonstrates the need for separate consideration of this problem in the space-time aspect: the alternation of dominance of space topology (cell mitosis, sleep) and freedom of the “I” in time.

K K Vasilyeva

klavdiya5@yandex.ru
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Department of Social Philosophy Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

A N Lochkina

klavdiya5@yandexru
Chita State Medical Academy

Department of Microbiolodgy, Immunology, Virology

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