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  • The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

    The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
    av Thomas S. Kuhn

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226458120

    A good book may have the power to change the way we see the world, but a great book actually becomes part of our daily consciousness, pervading our thinking to the point that we take it for granted, and we forget how provocative and challenging its…

  • The Social Construction of What?

    The Social Construction of What?
    av Ian Hacking

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674004122

    Lost in the raging debate over the validity of social construction is the question of what, precisely, is being constructed. Facts, gender, quarks, reality? Is it a person? An object? An idea? A theory? Each entails a different notion of social cons…

  • The Structure of Scientific Revolutions ? 50th Anniversary Edition

    The Structure of Scientific Revolutions ? 50th Anniversary Edition
    av Thomas S. Kuhn

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226458113

    A good book may have the power to change the way we see the world, but a great book actually becomes part of our daily consciousness, pervading our thinking to the point that we take it for granted, and we forget how provocative and challenging its…

  • The Emergence of Probability

    The Emergence of Probability
    av Ian Hacking

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521685573

    Historical records show that there was no real concept of probability in Europe before the mid-seventeenth century, although the use of dice and other randomizing objects was commonplace. Ian Hacking presents a philosophical critique of early ideas…

  • The Emergence of Probability

    The Emergence of Probability
    av Ian Hacking

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521866552

    Historical records show that there was no real concept of probability in Europe before the mid-seventeenth century, although the use of dice and other randomizing objects was commonplace. Ian Hacking presents a philosophical critique of early ideas…

  • The Taming of Chance

    The Taming of Chance
    av Ian Hacking

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521388849

    In this important new study Ian Hacking continues the enquiry into the origins and development of certain characteristic modes of contemporary thought undertaken in such previous works as the best-selling The Emergence of Probability. Professor Hack…

  • The Taming of Chance

    The Taming of Chance
    av Ian Hacking

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521380140

    In this important new study Ian Hacking continues the enquiry into the origins and development of certain characteristic modes of contemporary thought undertaken in such previous works as the best-selling The Emergence of Probability. Professor Hack…

  • Representing and Intervening

    Representing and Intervening
    av Ian Hacking

    Pocket - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521282468

    This is a lively and clearly written introduction to the philosophy of natural science, organized around the central theme of scientific realism. It has two parts. ‘Representing’ deals with the different philosophical accounts of scienti…

  • Mad Travelers: Reflections on the Reality of Transient Mental Illnesses

    Mad Travelers: Reflections on the Reality of Transient Mental Illnesses
    av Ian Hacking

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674009547

    Hacking tells the fascinating tale of Albert Dadas, a native of France's Bordeaux region and the first diagnosed mad traveler. Dadas suffered from a strange compulsion that led him to travel obsessively, often without identification, not knowing who…

  • Against Method

    Against Method
    av Paul K. Feyerabend

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844674435

    Contemporary philosophy of science has paid close attention to the understanding of scientific practice, in contrast to the previous focus on scientific method. Paul Feyerabend's acclaimed work, which sparked controversy and continues to fuel fierce…

  • Against Method

    Against Method
    av Paul K. Feyerabend

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844674428

    Contemporary philosophy of science has paid close attention to the understanding of scientific practice, in contrast to the previous focus on scientific method. Paul Feyerabend's acclaimed work, which sparked controversy and continues to fuel fierce…

  • Why Is There Philosophy of Mathematics At All?

    Why Is There Philosophy of Mathematics At All?
    av Ian Hacking

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107658158

    This truly philosophical book takes us back to fundamentals - the sheer experience of proof, and the enigmatic relation of mathematics to nature. It asks unexpected questions, such as 'what makes mathematics mathematics?', 'where did proof come from…

  • Why Is There Philosophy of Mathematics At All?

    Why Is There Philosophy of Mathematics At All?
    av Ian Hacking

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107050174

    This truly philosophical book takes us back to fundamentals - the sheer experience of proof, and the enigmatic relation of mathematics to nature. It asks unexpected questions, such as 'what makes mathematics mathematics?', 'where did proof come from…

  • Scientific Revolutions

    Scientific Revolutions

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198750512

    Bringing together important writings not easily available elsewhere, this volume provides a convenient and stimulating overview of recent work in the philosophy of science. The contributors include Paul Feyerabend, Ian Hacking, T.S. Kuhn, Imre Lakat…

  • Rewriting the Soul

    Rewriting the Soul
    av Ian Hacking

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691059082

    Twenty-five years ago one could list by name the tiny number of multiple personalities recorded in the history of Western medicine, but today hundreds of people receive treatment for dissociative disorders in every sizable town in North America. Cli…

  • An Introduction to Probability and Inductive Logic

    An Introduction to Probability and Inductive Logic
    av Ian Hacking

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521772877

    This is an introductory 2001 textbook on probability and induction written by one of the world's foremost philosophers of science. The book has been designed to offer maximal accessibility to the widest range of students (not only those majoring in…

  • An Introduction to Probability and Inductive Logic

    An Introduction to Probability and Inductive Logic
    av Ian Hacking

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521775014

    This is an introductory 2001 textbook on probability and induction written by one of the world's foremost philosophers of science. The book has been designed to offer maximal accessibility to the widest range of students (not only those majoring in…

  • Historical Ontology

    Historical Ontology
    av Ian Hacking

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674016071

    With the unusual clarity, distinctive and engaging style, and penetrating insight that have drawn such a wide range of readers to his work, Ian Hacking here offers his reflections on the philosophical uses of history. The focus of this volume, which…

  • Logic of Statistical Inference

    Logic of Statistical Inference
    av Ian Hacking

    Pocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521290593

    This book is a philosophical study of the basic principles of statistical reasoning. Professor Hacking has sought to discover the simple principles which underlie modern work in mathematical statistics and to test them, both at a philosophical level…

  • Logic of Statistical Inference

    Logic of Statistical Inference
    av Ian Hacking

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107144958

    One of Ian Hacking's earliest publications, this book showcases his early ideas on the central concepts and questions surrounding statistical reasoning. He explores the basic principles of statistical reasoning and tests them, both at a philosophica…

  • Logic of Statistical Inference

    Logic of Statistical Inference
    av Ian Hacking

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316508145

    One of Ian Hacking's earliest publications, this book showcases his early ideas on the central concepts and questions surrounding statistical reasoning. He explores the basic principles of statistical reasoning and tests them, both at a philosophica…

  • Mad Travelers

    Mad Travelers
    av Ian Hacking

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813918235

    An occasional employee of a local gas company, Albert Dadas suffered from a strange compulsion that led him to travel obsessively, often without identification, not knowing who he was or why he travelled. He became notorious for his extraordinary ex…

  • Menschenarten

    Menschenarten
    av Ian Hacking

    Häftad - 2012 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783905933024

  • Social konstruktion av vad?

    Social konstruktion av vad?
    av Ian Hacking

    Häftad - 2005 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789172350540

    Social konstruktion eller oberoende verklighet? Frågan har dominerat den metodologiska debatten, framförallt inom samhällsvetenskaperna, under de senaste decennierna. Men vad är social konstruktion och exakt vad är det som tänks vara socialt konstru…

  • Philosophy and Animal Life

    Philosophy and Animal Life
    av Stanley Cavell

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231145152

    Philosophy and Animal Life offers a new way of thinking about animal rights, our obligation to animals, and the nature of philosophy itself. Cora Diamond begins with "The Difficulty of Reality and the Difficulty of Philosophy," in which she accuses…

  • Philosophy and Animal Life

    Philosophy and Animal Life
    av Stanley Cavell, Cora Diamond, John McDowell

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231145145

    Philosophy and Animal Life offers a new way of thinking about animal rights, our obligation to animals, and the nature of philosophy itself. Cora Diamond begins with "The Difficulty of Reality and the Difficulty of Philosophy," in which she accuses…

  • Exercises in Analysis

    Exercises in Analysis

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521109659

    This is a volume of specially commissioned essays of analytical philosophy, on topics of current interest in ethics and the philosophy of logic and language. Among the topics discussed are the making of wicked promises, G. E. Moore's early ethical v…

  • Why Does Language Matter to Philosophy?

    Why Does Language Matter to Philosophy?
    av Ian Hacking

    Pocket - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521099981

    Many people find themselves dissatisfied with recent linguistic philosophy, and yet know that language has always mattered deeply to philosophy and must in some sense continue to do so. Ian Hacking considers here some dozen case studies in the histo…

  • Gambling on God

    Gambling on God

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780847678341

    Gambling on God brings together a superb collection of new and classic essays that provide the first sustained analysis of Pascal's Wager and the idea of an infinite utility as well as the first in-depth look at moral objections to the Wager.

  • Mad Travellers

    Mad Travellers
    av Ian Hacking

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853434556

    This text uses the case of Albert Dadas, the first diagnosed "mad traveller", to weigh the legitimacy of cultural versus physical symptoms in the diagnosis of psychiatric disorders. The author argues that psychological symptoms find niches where tra…

  • Einführung in die Philosophie der Naturwissenschaften

    Einführung in die Philosophie der Naturwissenschaften
    av Ian Hacking

    Pocket - 1996 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783150094426