Philosophy: Philosophy of Science

  • Divine Action, Determinism, and the Laws of Nature book cover

    Divine Action, Determinism, and the Laws of Nature

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Koperski

    A longstanding question at the intersection of science, philosophy, and theology is how God might act, or not, when governing the universe. Many believe that determinism would prevent God from acting at all, since to do so would require violating the laws of nature. However, when a robust view of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Space, Time and Causality: Modern Physics and Ancient Indian Traditions book cover

    Understanding Space, Time and Causality

    Modern Physics and Ancient Indian Traditions, 1st Edition

    By B.V. Sreekantan, Sisir Roy

    This book examines issues related to the concepts of space, time and causality in the context of modern physics and ancient Indian traditions. It looks at the similarity and convergence of these concepts of modern physics with those discussed in ancient Indian wisdom. The volume brings the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge India

  • Evolutionary Moral Realism book cover

    Evolutionary Moral Realism

    1st Edition

    By Michael Stingl, John Collier

    Against standard approaches to evolution and ethics, this book develops the idea that moral values may find their origin in regularly recurring features in the cooperative environments of species of organisms that are social and intelligent. Across a wide range of species that are social and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • The Labyrinth of Mind and World: Beyond Internalism–Externalism book cover

    The Labyrinth of Mind and World

    Beyond Internalism–Externalism, 1st Edition

    By Sanjit Chakraborty

    This book carries forward the discourse on the mind’s engagement with the world. It reviews the semantic and metaphysical debates around internalism and externalism, the location of content, and the indeterminacy of meaning in language. The volume analyses the writings of Jackson, Chomsky, Putnam…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge India

  • Jakob von Uexküll and Philosophy: Life, Environments, Anthropology book cover

    Jakob von Uexküll and Philosophy

    Life, Environments, Anthropology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francesca Michelini, Kristian Köchy

    By some dismissed as the last of the anti-Darwinians, his fame as a rigorous biologist even tainted by an alleged link to National Socialist ideology, it is undeniable that Jakob von Uexküll (1864-1944) was eagerly read by many philosophers across the spectrum of philosophical schools, from Scheler…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Current Controversies in Philosophy of Science book cover

    Current Controversies in Philosophy of Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shamik Dasgupta, Brad Weslake

    Current Controversies in Philosophy of Science asks twelve philosophers to debate six questions (two philosophers per debate) that are driving contemporary work in this area of philosophy. But each question also leads readers back to more general issues and shows how these general issues play out…

    Hardback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

  • The Complex Reality of Pain book cover

    The Complex Reality of Pain

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Corns

    This book employs contemporary philosophy, scientific research, and clinical reports to argue that pain, though real, is not an appropriate object of scientific generalisations or an appropriate target for medical intervention. Each pain experience is instead complex and idiosyncractic in a way…

    Hardback – 2020-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Aesthetics of Science: Beauty, Imagination and Understanding book cover

    The Aesthetics of Science

    Beauty, Imagination and Understanding, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven French, Milena Ivanova

    This volume builds on two recent developments in philosophy on the relationship between art and science: the notion of representation and the role of values in theory choice and the development of scientific theories. Its aim is to address questions regarding scientific creativity and imagination,…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Reflections on the Practice of Physics: James Clerk Maxwell’s Methodological Odyssey in Electromagnetism book cover

    Reflections on the Practice of Physics

    James Clerk Maxwell’s Methodological Odyssey in Electromagnetism, 1st Edition

    By Giora Hon, Bernard R Goldstein

    This monograph examines James Clerk Maxwell’s contributions to electromagnetism to gain insight into the practice of science by focusing on scientific methodology as applied by scientists. First and foremost, this study is concerned with practices that are reflected in scientific texts and the ways…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

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