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Epigenesis can refer to one of the following:

  • In geology, changes in the mineral composition of a rock because of outside influences, e.g. the injection of a vein of ore into existing rock.
  • Epigenesis (biology) describes morphogenesis and development of an organism
  • Epigenesis (creative intelligences) is the philosophical/theological/esoteric idea that since the mind was given to the human being, it is this original creative impulse, epigenesis, which has been the cause of all our development

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External links

  • Epigenesis and Preformation by Jane Maienschein (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (
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