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  • New Challenges to Philosophy of Scienceby Hanne Andersen; Dennis Dieks; Wenceslao J. Gonzalez; Thomas Uebel; Gregory Wheeler

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 190.94

    This book seeks to offer a reflection on what might be meant by philosophy of science in Europe and European philosophy of science, and how awareness of it could assist philosophers interpret and motivate their research through a stronger collective identity. more...

  • Nietzsche?s Aphoristic Challengeby Joel Westerdale

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73

    The ?aphoristic form causes difficulty,? Nietzsche lamented in 1887, for ?today this form is not taken seriously enough.? Over a century later, Nietzsche?s Aphoristic Challenge offers the first book-length study in English devoted explicitly to Nietzsche?s aphoristic writings, including Human, All Too Human and The Gay Science . The... more...

  • Can Theories be Refuted?by Sandra Harding

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 213.40

    According to a view assumed by many scientists and philosophers of science and standardly found in science textbooks, it is controlled ex­ perience which provides the basis for distinguishing between acceptable and unacceptable theories in science: acceptable theories are those which can pass empirical tests. It has often been thought that a certain... more...

  • Foundations of Probability Theory, Statistical Inference, and Statistical Theories of Scienceby W.L. Harper; Cliff Hooker

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 257.22

    Proceedings of an International Research Colloquium held at the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, 10-13 May 1973 more...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 146.01

    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$ 146.01

    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$ 179.70

    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$ 302.15

    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...

  • The Method of Analysisby Jaakko Hintikka; U. Remes

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 134.77

    As official sponsors of the First International Conference in the History and Philosophy of Science, the two Divisions of the International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science owe a great deal to the University of Jyvliskyla and the 1973 Jyvliskylli Summer Festival for the extra­ ordinarily generous hospitality they provided. But there is... more...

  • Induction, Acceptance, and Rational Beliefby M. Swain

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 123.54

    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...