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  • Cassirers Leibniz und die Begründung der Menschenrechteby Christoph Sebastian Widdau

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Christoph Sebastian Widdau leistet mit seinem Buch einen innovativen Beitrag zur Cassirer-Forschung, zu den Leibniz-Studien und zur Begründung der Menschenrechte. Er wirft ein ideengeschichtlich und philosophisch neues Licht auf die »Natur« im Naturrecht, die kulturelle Bedeutung des Individuums und den Pluralismus politischer Ordnungen. Mit »Cassirers... more...

  • Cybernetic Governmentby Benjamin Seibel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Entlang derdrei kybernetischen Schlüsselbegriffe Kommunikation, Kalkulation und Kontrollerekonstruiert Benjamin Seibels historische Studie die Genese eines politischenRegelungswissens, das in den militärischen Forschungslabors des ZweitenWeltkriegs seinen Ausgang nimmt und sich in den Aktualisierungen digitaler Technologienbis in unsere Gegenwart... more...

  • Models and Inferences in Scienceby Emiliano Ippoliti; Fabio Sterpetti; Thomas Nickles

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    The book answers long-standing questions on scientific modeling andinference across multiple perspectives and disciplines, including logic,mathematics, physics and medicine. The different chapters cover a variety ofissues, such as the role models play in scientific practice; the way scienceshapes our concept of models; ways of modeling the pursuit... more...

  • Early Analytic Philosophy - New Perspectives on the Traditionby Sorin Costreie

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This volume discusses some crucial ideas of the founders of the analytic philosophy: Gottlob Frege, Bertrand Russell and Ludwig Wittgenstein, or the ?golden trio?. The book shows how these ?old? ideas are still present and influential in the current philosophical debates and to what extent these debates echo the original ideas. The collection aim is... more...

  • Phenomenology of the Winter-Cityby Abraham Akkerman

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book explores how the weather and city-form impact the mind, and how city-form and mind interact. It builds on Merleau-Ponty?s contention that mind, the human body and the environment are intertwined in a singular composite, and on Walter Benjamin?s suggestion that mind and city-form, in mutual interaction, through history, have set the course... more...

  • Making Sense of Quantum Mechanicsby Jean Bricmont

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 69.99

    This book explains, in simple terms, with a minimum of mathematics, why things can appear to be in two places at the same time, why correlations between simultaneous events occurring far apart cannot be explained by local mechanisms, and why, nevertheless, the quantum theory can be understood in terms of matter... more...

  • Data Protection on the Moveby Serge Gutwirth; Ronald Leenes; Paul De Hert

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 149.00

    This volume brings together papers that offer methodologies, conceptual analyses, highlight issues, propose solutions, and discuss practices regarding privacy and data protection. It is one of the results of the eight annual International Conference on Computers, Privacy, and Data Protection, CPDP 2015, held in Brussels in January 2015. The book... more...

  • Materialism: A Historico-Philosophical Introductionby Charles T. Wolfe

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book provides an overview of key features of (philosophical) materialism, in historical perspective. It is, thus, a study in the history and philosophy of materialism, with a particular focus on the early modern and Enlightenment periods, leading into the 19th and 20th centuries. For it was in the 18th century that the word was first used by a... more...

  • Ungleichheitby Piroschka Dossi; Robert von Weizsäcker

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 19.99

    ?Gleich? Wir sind ungleich! Allein darin gleichen wir uns!? ?Welche Regeln gelten hier noch?? fragte Isabel und nippte an ihrer Tasse. ?Nun?, sagte der Kater, ?keine ? außer dem Gesetz des Marktes.? Ungleichheit ist eines der großen Themen unserer Zeit. Doch was steckt hinter der riesigen Kluft zwischen Arm und Reich? "Ungleichheit" entführt... more...

  • Raw Databy Pernille Rørth

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 19.99

    Chloe and Karen are ambitious and independent-minded young scientists, both trying to make their mark in the competitive world of biomedical science. They work in Tom Palmer?s lab at a top-tier research institute in the US. Life in the lab is full of excitement and passion, but also frustrations, jealousy and the fear of being scooped. When honesty... more...