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  • The Ethics of Science

    The Ethics of Science
    av David B. Resnik

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415166980

    Ethics of Science is a comprehensive and student-friendly introduction to the study of ethics in science and scientific research. The book covers: * Science and Ethics * Ethical Theory and Applications * Science as a Profession * Standards of Ethica…

  • The Ethics of Science

    The Ethics of Science
    av David B. Resnik

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415166973

    Ethics of Science is a comprehensive and student-friendly introduction to the study of ethics in science and scientific research. The book covers: * Science and Ethics * Ethical Theory and Applications * Science as a Profession * Standards of Ethica…

  • Smoke and Mirrors

    Smoke and Mirrors
    av James Robert Brown

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415091817

    Realism is an enlightening story, a tale which enriches our experience and makes it more intelligible. Yet this wonderful picture of humanity's best efforts at knowledge has been badly bruised by numerous critics. James Robert Brown in Smoke and Mir…

  • Smoke and Mirrors

    Smoke and Mirrors
    av James Robert Brown

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415091800

    Realism is an enlightening story, a tale which enriches our experience and makes it more intelligible. Yet this wonderful picture of humanity's best efforts at knowledge has been badly bruised by numerous critics. James Robert Brown in Smoke and Mir…

  • Social Constructivism and the Philosophy of Science

    Social Constructivism and the Philosophy of Science
    av Andre Kukla

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415234191

    Social constructionists maintain that we invent the properties of the world rather than discover them. Is reality constructed by our own activity? Do we collectively invent the world rather than discover it? Andre Kukla presents a comprehensive disc…

  • Social Constructivism and the Philosophy of Science

    Social Constructivism and the Philosophy of Science
    av Andre Kukla

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415234184

    Social constructionists maintain that we invent the properties of the world rather than discover them. Is reality constructed by our own activity? Do we collectively invent the world rather than discover it? Andre Kukla presents a comprehensive disc…

  • Metaphysics of Consciousness

    Metaphysics of Consciousness
    av William Seager

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138009295

    Metaphysics of Consciousness opens with a development of the physicalist outlook that denies the need for any explanation of the mental. This "inexplicability" is demonstrated not to be sufficient as refutation of physicalism. However, the inescapab…

  • Metaphysics of Consciousness

    Metaphysics of Consciousness
    av William Seager

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415063579

    Metaphysics of Consciousness opens with a development of the physicalist outlook that denies the need for any explanation of the mental. This "inexplicability" is demonstrated not to be sufficient as refutation of physicalism. However, the inescapab…

  • Verificationism

    Verificationism
    av C.J. Misak

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415125987

    Verificationism is the first comprehensive history of a concept that dominated philosophy and scientific methodology between the 1930s and the 1960s. The verificationist principle - the concept that a belief with no connection to experience is spuri…

  • Verificationism

    Verificationism
    av C.J. Misak

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415125970

    Verificationism is the first comprehensive history of a concept that dominated philosophy and scientific methodology between the 1930s and the 1960s. The verificationist principle - the concept that a belief with no connection to experience is spuri…

  • Time, Space and Philosophy

    Time, Space and Philosophy
    av Christopher Ray

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415755207

    This book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date and accessible introduction to the philosophy of space and time. Ray considers in detail the central questions of space and time which arizse from the ideas of Zeno, Newton, Mach, Leibniz and Einstein.…

  • Time, Space and Philosophy

    Time, Space and Philosophy
    av Christopher Ray

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415032216

    This book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date and accessible introduction to the philosophy of space and time. Ray considers in detail the central questions of space and time which arizse from the ideas of Zeno, Newton, Mach, Leibniz and Einstein.…

  • Mathematics and the Image of Reason

    Mathematics and the Image of Reason
    av Mary Tiles

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415755221

    A thorough account of the philosophy of mathematics. In a cogent account the author argues against the view that mathematics is solely logic.

  • Mathematics and the Image of Reason

    Mathematics and the Image of Reason
    av Mary Tiles

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415033183

    A thorough account of the philosophy of mathematics. In a cogent account the author argues against the view that mathematics is solely logic.

  • Real History

    Real History
    av Martin Bunzl

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415159616

    In Real History, Martin Bunzl brilliantly succeeds in bringing together two schools of thought at the forefront of the philosophy of history: that of realism and objectivity. He shows us how the realism debate is inhabited by philosophers, whereas t…

  • Real History

    Real History
    av Martin Bunzl

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415159623

    In Real History, Martin Bunzl brilliantly succeeds in bringing together two schools of thought at the forefront of the philosophy of history: that of realism and objectivity. He shows us how the realism debate is inhabited by philosophers, whereas t…

  • Colour Vision

    Colour Vision
    av Evan Thompson

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415117968

    Colour fascinates all of us, and scientists and philosophers have sought to understand the true nature of colour vision for many years. In recent times, investigations into colour vision have been one of the main success stories of cognitive science…

  • Colour Vision

    Colour Vision
    av Evan Thompson

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415077170

    Colour fascinates all of us, and scientists and philosophers have sought to understand the true nature of colour vision for many years. In recent times, investigations into colour vision have been one of the main success stories of cognitive science…

  • Philosophical Theories of Probability

    Philosophical Theories of Probability
    av Donald Gillies

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415182751

    The Twentieth Century has seen a dramatic rise in the use of probability and statistics in almost all fields of research. This has stimulated many new philosophical ideas on probability. Philosophical Theories of Probability is the first book to pre…

  • Philosophical Theories of Probability

    Philosophical Theories of Probability
    av Donald Gillies

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415182768

    The Twentieth Century has seen a dramatic rise in the use of probability and statistics in almost all fields of research. This has stimulated many new philosophical ideas on probability. Philosophical Theories of Probability is the first book to pre…

  • Evil or Ill?

    Evil or Ill?
    av Lawrie Reznek

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415166997

    Lawrie Reznek addresses these questions and more in his controversial investigation of the insanity defense in Evil or Ill? Drawing from countless intriguing case examples, he aims to understand the concept of an excuse, and explains why the law exc…

  • Living in a Technological Culture

    Living in a Technological Culture
    av Hans Oberdiek

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415071000

    Technology is no longer confined to the laboratory but has become an established part of our daily lives. Its sophistication offers us power beyond our human capacity which can either dazzle or threaten; it depends who is in control. Living in a Tec…

  • Living in a Technological Culture

    Living in a Technological Culture
    av Hans Oberdiek

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415071017

    Technology is no longer confined to the laboratory but has become an established part of our daily lives. Its sophistication offers us power beyond our human capacity which can either dazzle or threaten; it depends who is in control. Living in a Tec…

  • The Philosophical Defence of Psychiatry

    The Philosophical Defence of Psychiatry
    av Lawrie Reznek

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415035934

    By first analysing the arguments of psychiatry's critics and the philosophical ideas of such thinkers as Freud, Eysenck, Laing, Szasz, Sedgwick and Foucault and by then providing answers to the many contentious and diverse questions raised, Dr. Rezn…

  • The Laboratory of the Mind

    The Laboratory of the Mind
    av James Robert Brown

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415095792

    Thought experiments are performed in the laboratory of the mind. Beyond this metaphor it is difficult to say just what these remarkable devices for investigating nature are or how they work. Though most scientists and philosophers would admit their…

  • Brute Science

    Brute Science
    av Hugh LaFollette

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415131131

    Brute Science investigates whether biomedical research using animals is, in fact, scientifically justified. Hugh LaFollette and Niall Shanks examine the issues in scientific terms using the models that scientists themselves use. They argue that we n…

  • Brute Science

    Brute Science
    av Hugh LaFollette

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138987982

    Brute Science investigates whether biomedical research using animals is, in fact, scientifically justified. Hugh LaFollette and Niall Shanks examine the issues in scientific terms using the models that scientists themselves use. They argue that we n…

  • Scientific Realism

    Scientific Realism
    av Stathis Psillos

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415208185

    Scientific realism is the optimistic view that modern science is on the right track: that the world really is the way our best scientific theories describe it . In his book, Stathis Psillos gives us a detailed and comprehensive study which restores…

  • Scientific Realism

    Scientific Realism
    av Stathis Psillos

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415208192

    Scientific realism is the optimistic view that modern science is on the right track: that the world really is the way our best scientific theories describe it . In his book, Stathis Psillos gives us a detailed and comprehensive study which restores…

  • Psychological Knowledge

    Psychological Knowledge
    av Martin Kusch

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415379311

    Psychologists and philosophers have assumed that psychological knowledge is knowledge about, and held by, the individual mind. This book challenges these views, and argues that bodies of psychological knowledge are social institutions like money or…

  • Psychological Knowledge

    Psychological Knowledge
    av Martin Kusch

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415192538

    Psychologists and philosophers have assumed that psychological knowledge is knowledge about, and held by, the individual mind. Psychological Knowledge challenges these views. It argues that bodies of psychological knowledge are social institutions l…

  • Brute Science:Dilemmas Animal

    Brute Science:Dilemmas Animal
    av Hugh LaFollette

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415131148

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Psychologism

    Psychologism
    av Martin Kusch

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415125543

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Is Science Value Free?

    Is Science Value Free?
    av Hugh Lacey

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415208208

    Exploring the role of values in scientific inquiry, Hugh Lacey examines the nature and meaning of values, and looks at challenges to the view, posed by postmodernists, feminists, radical ecologists, Third-World advocates and religious fundamentalist…