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Behind the Model

A Constructive Critique of Economic Modeling

by Peter Spiegler

<p>This ambitious book looks 'behind the model' to reveal how economists use formal models to generate insights into the economy. Drawing on recent work in the philosophy of science and economic methodology, the book presents a novel framework ...

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Being Human

by P.A.Abdo

Being Human is more than a book; it is an answer to the great question of what makes us human being. Demonstrates how the laws of Nature manage the functioning of the entire body and how diet, feelings, and even human emotions are also governed ...

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Belief Revision meets Philosophy of Science

by Sebastian Enqvist & Erik J Olsson

<p>Belief revision theory and philosophy of science both aspire to shed light on the dynamics of knowledge – on how our view of the world changes (typically) in the light of new evidence. Yet these two areas of research have long seemed ...

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Belief, Evidence, and Uncertainty

Problems of Epistemic Inference

by Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay, Gordon Brittan Jr. & Mark L. Taper

<p>This work breaks new ground by carefully distinguishing the concepts of belief, confirmation, and evidence and then integrating them into a better understanding of personal and scientific epistemologies. It outlines a probabilistic framework ...

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Bergson and Modern Physics

A Reinterpretation and Re-evaluation

by M. Capek

<p>Milic Capek has devoted his scholarship to the history and philosophy of modern physics. With impeccable care, he has mastered the epistemologi­ cal and scientific developments by working through the papers, treatises, correspondence of ...

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Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence

by David Kreps

<p>This is a book about evolution from a post-Darwinian perspective. It recounts the core ideas of French philosopher Henri Bergson and his rediscovery and legacy in the poststructuralist critical philosophies of the 1960s, and explores the ...

ISBN: 9781137412201

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Bernard de Mandeville's Tropology of Paradoxes

Morals, Politics, Economics, and Therapy

by Joaquim Braga & Edmundo Balsemão Pires

<p>This book integrates studies on the thought of Bernard de Mandeville and other philosophers and historians of Modern Thought. The chapters reflect a rethinking of Mandeville’s legacy and, together, present a comprehensive approach to ...

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Between Experience and Metaphysics

Philosophical Problems of the Evolution of Science

by S. Amsterdamski

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Between History and Method

Disputes about the Rationality of Science

by S. Amsterdamski

<p>In this book I have tried to develop further the ideas expressed in my previous work, Between Experience and Metaphysics, which was published in the same series in 1975. Several years have passed since the original Polish edition (and then 1 ...

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Between Leibniz, Newton, and Kant

Philosophy and Science in the Eighteenth Century

by Wolfgang Lefèvre

<p>This addresses the transformations of metaphysics as a discipline, the emergence of analytical mechanics, the diverging avenues of 18th-century Newtonianism, the body-mind problem, and philosophical principles of classification in the life ...

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Beyond Einstein

Perspectives on Geometry, Gravitation, and Cosmology in the Twentieth Century

by David E. Rowe, Tilman Sauer & Scott A. Walter

<p><em>Beyond Einstein: Perspectives on Geometry, Gravitation, and Cosmology</em> explores the rich interplay between mathematical and physical ideas by studying the interactions of major actors and the roles of important research communities ...

ISBN: 9781493977086

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Beyond Kuhn

Scientific Explanation, Theory Structure, Incommensurability and Physical Necessity

by Edwin H.-C. Hung

<p>Thomas Kuhn's celebrated work, 'The Structure of Scientific Revolutions' revolutionized thinking in the philosophy of science and to a large extent his 'paradigm shift' view has replaced logical positivism and the philosophy of Karl Popper. ...

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Beyond Physics

Or the Idealisation of Mechanism

by Sir Oliver Lodge

<p>Originally published in 1930, Sir Oliver Lodge proposes a connection between physics and philosophy, or as he describes it, a key to unlock the intricate connection between mind and matter. A response to early twentieth century ...

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Beyond Reduction

Philosophy of Mind and Post-Reductionist Philosophy of Science

by Steven Horst

<p>Contemporary philosophers of mind tend to assume that the world of nature can be reduced to basic physics. Yet there are features of the mind consciousness, intentionality, normativity that do not seem to be reducible to physics or ...

ISBN: 9780190295585

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Beyond Technocracy

Science, Politics and Citizens

by Massimiano Bucchi

<p><strong>&quot;Will the ordinary man become a scientist?...Bucchi exposes the inadequacy of the ‘technochratic model’ but also the weaknesses of contemporary bioethics when facing the increasing dilemmas posed by science and technology to ...

ISBN: 9780387895222

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Beyond the Dynamical Universe

Unifying Block Universe Physics and Time as Experienced

by Michael Silberstein, W.M. Stuckey & Timothy McDevitt

<p>Theoretical physics and foundations of physics have not made much progress in the last few decades. Whether we are talking about unifying general relativity and quantum field theory (quantum gravity), explaining so-called dark energy and dark

ISBN: 9780192533845

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Beyond the Finite

The Sublime in Art and Science

by Roald Hoffmann & Iain Boyd Whyte

<p>Throughout its long history, and not just as the key aesthetic category for the Romantic Movement, the sublime has created the necessary link between aesthetic and moral judgment, offering the prospect of transcending the limits of ...

ISBN: 9780199792740

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Beyond the Hoax

Science, Philosophy and Culture

by Alan Sokal

<p>In 1996, Alan Sokal, a Professor of Physics at New York University, wrote a paper for the cultural-studies journal Social Text, entitled 'Transgressing the Boundaries: Towards a transformative hermeneutics of quantum gravity'. It was ...

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Bioaesthetics

Making Sense of Life in Science and the Arts

by Carsten Strathausen

<DIV><P>In recent years, bioaesthetics has used the latest discoveries in evolutionary studies and neuroscience to provide new ways of looking at art and aesthetics. Carsten Strathausen’s remarkable exploration of this emerging field is the ...

ISBN: 9781452955124

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Bioeconomies

Life, Technology, and Capital in the 21st Century

by Vincenzo Pavone & Joanna Goven

<p>This book explores the promissory discourses and practices associated with the bioeconomy, focusing especially on the transformation of institutions; the creation, appropriation, and distribution of value; the struggle over resources, power, ...

ISBN: 9783319556512

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