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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$ 279.00

    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$ 168.00

    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...

  • Essays in Honour of Jaakko Hintikkaby Esa Saarinen; I. Niiniluoto; Risto Hilpinen; M. Provence

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Jaakko Hintikka was born on January 12th, 1929. He received his doctorate from the University of Helsinki under the supervision of Professor G. H. von Wright at the age of 24 in 1953. Hintikka was appointed Professor of philosophy at the University of Helsinki in 1959. Since the late 50s, he has shared his time between Finland and the U.S.A. He was... 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...

  • Can Theories be Refuted?by Sandra Harding

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 299.00

    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$ 359.00

    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$ 169.00

    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$ 219.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Science in Fluxby Joseph Agassi

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 419.00

    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...