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  • Selected Papers on Epistemology and Physicsby B. Juhos; G. Frey; Henk L. Mulder

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 145.48

    It was as a result of having known Juhos personally over many years that I became familiar with his thought. I met him and Viktor Kraft in Vienna soon after the War and through their acquaintance I first came into contact with the tradition of the Vienna Circle. To their conversation .too lowe much as regards the clarification of my own views, even... more...

  • Dialectics of the Concreteby K. Kosík

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 145.48

    Kosik writes that the history of a text is in a certain sense the history of its interpretations. In the fifteen years that have passed since the fust (Czech) edition of his Dialectics of the Concrete, this book has been widely read and interpreted throughout Europe, in diverse centers of scholarship as well as in private studies. A faithful English... more...

  • Surrender and Catchby K.H. Wolff

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.06

    Su"ender and catch: give so you can receive, where the giving is your whole self, in a total experience. This is scarcely new on the American scene, and it is ancient knowledge, East and West. The fears of total surrender, the fears of self-revelation and of total abandon, although genuine, are likewise not new. Yet Kurt H. Wolff does attempt something... more...

  • Science in Fluxby Joseph Agassi

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 301.06

    Joseph Agassi is a critic, a gadfly, a debunker and deflater; he is also a constructor, a speculator and an imaginative scholaro In the history and philosophy of science, he has been Peck's bad boy, delighting in sharp and pungent criticism, relishing directness and simplicity, and enjoying it all enormously. As one of that small group of Popper's... more...

  • Induction, Acceptance, and Rational Beliefby M. Swain

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 123.10

    The papers collected in this volume were originally presented at a sym­ posium held at the University of Pennsylvania in December of 1968. Each of the papers has been revised in light of the discussions that took place during this symposium. None of the papers has appeared in print previously. The extensive bibliography that appears at the end of the... more...

  • Ernst Mach: Physicist and Philosopherby Robert S. Cohen; Raymond J. Seeger

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 167.87

    At the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C., 27 December 1966, a symposium was held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of Ernst Mach, the physicist who was vitally concerned about philosophical foundations. It was arranged by Section B on Physics, and co-sponsored by Section L on... more...

  • Essays in Honor of Carl G. Hempelby N. Rescher

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.06

    The eminent philosopher of science Carl G. Hempel, Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University and a Past President of the American Philosophical Association, has had a long and distinguished academic career in the course of which he has been professorial mentor to some of America's most distinguished philosophers. This volume gathers together... more...

  • Studies in the Methodology and Foundations of Scienceby Patrick Suppes

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 267.49

    The twenty-three papers collected in tbis volume represent an important part of my published work up to the date of this volume. I have not arranged the paper chronologically, but under four main headings. Part I contains five papers on methodology concerned with models and measurement in the sciences. This part also contains the first paper I published,... more...

  • Contemporary Research in the Foundations and Philosophy of Quantum Theoryby Cliff Hooker

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 86.17

    To mathematicians, mathematics is a happy game, to scientists a mere tool and to philosophers a Platonic mystery - or so the caricature runs. The caricature reflects the alleged 'cultural gap' between the disciplines­ a gap for which there too often has been, sadly, sound historical evidence. In many minds the lack of communication between philosophy... more...

  • Modern Physics and its Philosophyby M. Strauss

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 86.17

    In selecting the papers for this volume I have excluded all physics papers proper. I have further omitted all book rev.iews. Instead, I have included two papers not published previously; they are marked by an asterisk (*) in the table of contents. Since many of the papers were occasioned by Symposia or similar gatherings their chronological order is... more...