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11-14 of 14 results in Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science
Rationality without Foundations
This book seeks to rectify misrepresentations of Popperian thought with a historical approach to Popper’s philosophy, an approach which applies his own mature view, that we gain knowledge through conjectures and refutations, to his own development, by portraying him in his intellectual growth as...
Published November 3rd 2010 by Routledge
Nancy Cartwright is one of the most distinguished and influential contemporary philosophers of science. Despite the profound impact of her work, there is neither a systematic exposition of Cartwright’s philosophy of science nor a collection of articles that contains in-depth discussions of the...
Published June 7th 2010 by Routledge
A Cognitive Science for the Twenty-First Century
Evolutionary thinking has expanded in the last decades, spreading from its traditional stronghold – the explanation of speciation and adaptation in biology - to new domains. Fascinating pieces of work, the essays in this collection attest to the illuminating power of evolutionary thinking when...
Published April 1st 2010 by Routledge
New concepts are constantly being introduced into our thinking. Conceptual Systems explores how these new concepts are entered into our systems along with sufficient continuity with older ideas to ensure understanding. The encyclopedic breadth of this text highlights the many different aspects and...
Published December 18th 2006 by Routledge
Conceptual Change and the Philosophy of Science: Alternative Interpretations of the A Priori
To Be Published June 15th 2015