creative evolution
noun Date: 1909 evolution that is a creative product of a vital force rather than a spontaneous process explicable in terms of scientific laws — compare emergent evolution

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  • Creative destruction — Crowd at New York s American Union Bank during a bank run early in the Great Depression. Marx argued that the devaluation of wealth during capitalism s periodic economic crises was an inevitable outcome of the processes of wealth creation.… …   Wikipedia

  • creative transformation + biology —    by John Protevi   Biology seeks to explain resemblance and novelty in living things across multiple spatial (molecular, organic, systemic, organismic, specific, and ecological) and temporal (developmental, physiological, reproductive, and… …   The Deleuze dictionary

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