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  • Nomic Inferenceby Salvator Cannavo

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 88.63

    Those who speak of the philosophy of science do not all have the same sort of study in mind. For some it is speculation about the overall nature of the world. Others take it to be basic theory of knowledge and perception. And for still others, it is a branch of philosophical analysis focused speci­ is meant to be a study falling under fically on science.... more...

  • Methodological and Historical Essays in the Natural and Social Sciencesby Robert S. Cohen; Marx W. Wartofsky

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 65.61

    Proceedings of the Boston Colloquium for the Philosophy of Science 1969/1972 more...

  • Philosophical Foundations of Scienceby Raymond J. Seeger; Robert S. Cohen

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 229.10

    Proceedings of Section L, 1969, American Association for the Advancement of Science more...

  • For Dirk Struikby Robert S. Cohen; J.J. Stachel; Marx W. Wartofsky

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 195.70

    It is fitting that Professor Dirk Jan Struik be greeted with this melange of mathematical, scientific, historical, sociological and political essays. The authors are also appropriately varied: different countries, outlooks, religions, generations, and we suppose - of course we did not as- different politics too. Many more would have joined us, we know,... more...

  • Essays in Philosophy and Its Historyby Wilfrid Sellars

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 195.70

    In pulling these essays together for inclusion in one volume I do not believe that I have done them violence. Since they originally appeared at different times and places they constitute a scattered object. Never­ theless, to the author's eye they have unities of theme and development which, if they fail to give them the true identity of the book,... more...

  • Philosophical Problems of Space and Timeby Adolf Grünbaum

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 218.73

    It is ten years since Adolf Griinbaum published the first edition of this book. It was promptly recognized to be one of the few major works in the philosophy of the natural sciences of this generation. In part, this is so because Griinbaum has chosen a problem basic both to philosophy and to the natural sciences - the nature of space and time; and... more...

  • Philosophy of Physicsby M. Bunge

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 184.19

    This book deals with some of the current issues in the philosophy, methodology and foundations of physics. Some such problems are: - Do mathematical formalisms interpret themselves or is it necessary to adjoin them interpretation assumptions, and if so how are these as­ sumptions to be framed? - What are physical theories about: physical systems or... more...

  • Conceptual Changeby G.A. Pearce; P. Maynard

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 172.68

    During Hallowe'en of 1970, the Department of Philosophy of the Univer­ sity of Western Ontario held its annual fall colloquium at London, On­ tario. The general topic of the sessions that year was conceptual change. The thirteen papers composing this volume stem more or less directly from those meetings; six of them are printed here virtually as delivered,... more...

  • Exact Philosophyby M. Bunge

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 65.61

    The papers that follow were read and discussed at the first Symposium on Exact Philosophy. This conference was held at Montreal on November 4th and 5th, 1971, to celebrate the sesquicentennial of McGill University and establish the Society for Exact Philosophy. The expression 'exact philosophy' is taken to signify mathematical phi­ losophy, i.e., philosophy... more...

  • Space, Time, and Geometryby Patrick Suppes

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 138.14

    The articles in this volume have been stimulated in two different ways. More than two years ago the editor of Synthese, laakko Hintikka, an­ nounced a special issue devoted to space and time, and articles were solicited. Part of the reason for that announcement was also the second source of papers. Several years ago I gave a seminar on special relativity... more...