Philosophy of science

    Philosophy of Science: Very Short Introduction

    By Samir Okasha

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    This Very Short Introduction provides a concise overview of the main themes of contemporary philosophy of science. It explores the fundamental questions and challenges in the field, and looks at philosophical issues in particular sciences, including the problem of classification in biology, and the nature of space and time in...

    Biopolitics and the Philosophy of Death

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    While the governance of human existence is organised ever-increasingly around life and its potential to proliferate beyond all limits, much critical reflection on the phenomenon is underpinned by considerations about the very negation of life, death. The challenge is to construct an alternative understanding of human existence that is truer...

    The Dialectic of Duration

    By Gaston Bachelard

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    In The Dialectic of Duration Gaston Bachelard addresses the nature of time in response to the writings of his great contemporary, Henri Bergson. For Bachelard, experienced time is irreducibly fractured and interrupted, as indeed are material events. At stake is an entire conception of the physical world, an entire approach...

    Representing Space in the Scientific Revolution

    By David Marshall Miller

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    Using an integrated historical and philosophical approach, this book explores the origin of modern physics in Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, Descartes, Newton, and others. It analyzes representations of space in the scientific revolution, and will be essential reading for scholars and students of the history and philosophy of science.

    Realistic Empiricism of Mach, James, and Russell

    By Erik C. Banks

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    This book redevelops an important movement in philosophy for the first time, exploring the ways in which three of the greatest thinkers can be connected, and applying their ideas to contemporary problems in the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of science.

    Bruno Latour

    By Gerard de Vries

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    Bruno Latour is among the most important figures in contemporary philosophy and social science. His ethnographic studies have revolutionized our understanding of areas as diverse as science, law, politics and religion.

    Metaphysics of Science: A Systematic and Historical Introduction

    By Markus Schrenk

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    An introduction to the ontological issues that arise within, or grow out of, the sciences and their findings, concepts, models and theories.

    Reason and Wonder

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    A panel of world experts examines the hottest topics of debate in science and religion, pointing the way forward to further interaction and integration between the two disciplines. Accessible, no prior knowledge required.

    Construction of Human Kinds

    By Ron Mallon

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    Ron Mallon explores how thinking and talking about kinds of person can bring those kinds into being. He considers what normative implications this social constructionism has for our understanding of our practices of representing human kinds, like race, gender, and sexual orientation, and for our own agency.

    Systems View of Life

    By Fritjof Capra

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    Taking a broad sweep through history and across scientific disciplines, this volume integrates the ideas, models, and theories underlying the systems view of life into a single coherent framework. Life's biological, cognitive, social, and ecological dimensions are presented and its philosophical, spiritual, and political implications discussed.

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