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  • Induction, Acceptance, and Rational Beliefby M. Swain

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 149.00

    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$ 168.47

    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$ 249.00

    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$ 379.00

    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$ 99.00

    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$ 99.00

    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...

  • Minerva's Night Outby Noël Carroll

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96

    Minerva?s Night Out presents series of essays by noted philosopher and motion picture and media theorist Noël Carroll that explore issues at the intersection of philosophy, motion pictures, and popular culture. Presents a wide-ranging series of essays that reflect on philosophical issues relating to modern film and popular culture Authored... more...

  • Hirn als Subjekt?by Hans-Peter Krüger

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 67.34

    Während seit einiger Zeit im Feuilleton ein Kulturkampf zwischen Vertretern des "Gehirns" und des "Geistes" ausgefochten wird, haben führende Neurobiologen und Philosophen ? unter Beteiligung einer Soziologin, eines Mathematikers und zweier Physiker - in der "Deutschen Zeitschrift für Philosophie" eine Sachdiskussion zu den Grenzfragen der Hirnforschung... more...

  • Philosophy and the Interpretation of Pop Cultureby William Irwin; Jorge J. E. Gracia

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 34.99

    Comprised of thirteen articles by well-known authors, this book makes the case to philosophers that popular culture is worthy of their attention. Issues of concern include the distinction between high culture and popular culture, the aesthetic and moral value of popular culture, allusion and identification in popular culture, and special problems posed... more...

  • Ein Doppelgängerby Theodor Storm; Thomas Vormbaum; Walter Zimorski

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73

    Theodor Storm?s novella Der Doppelgänger depicts the fate of someone released from prison who seeks in vain to become reintegrated in society. The novel is written with great literary empathy, and is informed by the writer?s professional background (he was an attorney and judge). With commentary by Thomas Vormbaum and Walter Zimorski.... more...