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  1. Utopias, Dolphins and Computers

    Problems in Philosophical Plumbing

    By Mary Midgley

    Why do the big philosophical questions so often strike us as far-fetched and little to with everyday life? Mary Midgley shows that it need not be that way; she shows that there is a need for philosophy in the real world. Her popularity as one of our foremost philosophers is based on a no-nonsense,...

    Published March 1st 2000 by Routledge

  2. Proper Ambition of Science

    Edited by M.W.F. Stone, Jonathan Wolff

    Series: London Studies in the History of Philosophy

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 2nd 2000 by Routledge

  3. Scientific Realism

    How Science Tracks Truth

    By Stathis Psillos

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    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 the intuitive plausibility of scientific realism....

    Published October 20th 1999 by Routledge

  4. The Internet

    A Philosophical Inquiry

    By Gordon Graham

    The Internet: A Philosophical Inquiry develops many of the themes Gordon Graham presented in his highly successful radio series, The Silicon Society. Exploring the tensions between the warnings of the Neo-Luddites and the bright optimism of the Technophiles, Graham offers the first concise and...

    Published August 31st 1999 by Routledge

  5. Philosophy of Mathematics

    An Introduction to a World of Proofs and Pictures

    By James Robert Brown

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    Philosophy of Mathematics is an excellent introductory text. This student friendly book discusses the great philosophers and the importance of mathematics to their thought. It includes the following topics:* the mathematical image* platonism* picture-proofs* applied mathematics* Hilbert and Godel...

    Published July 21st 1999 by Routledge

  6. Bohm-Biederman Correspondence

    Creativity in Art and Science

    By Charles Biederman, David Bohm

    Edited by Paavo Pylkkanen

    "It was sheer chance that I encountered David Bohm's writing in 1958 ... I knew nothing about him. What struck me about his work and prompted my initial letter was his underlying effort to seek for some larger sense of reality, which seemed a very humanized search." - Charles Biederman, from the...

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  7. The Possibility of Naturalism

    A philosophical critique of the contemporary human sciences

    By Roy Bhaskar

    Since its original publication in 1979, The Possibility of Naturalism has been one of the most influential works in contemporary philosophy of science and social science. It is one of the cornerstones of the critical realist position, which is now widely seen as offering perhaps the only viable...

    Published September 16th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy Of Science

    By Alexander Bird

    Series: Fundamentals of Philosophy

    An up-to-date, clear but rigorous introduction to the philosophy of science offering an indispensable grounding in the philosophical understanding of science and its problems. The book pays full heed to the neglected but vital conceptual issues such as the nature of scientific laws, while...

    Published May 10th 1998 by Routledge

  9. On Creativity

    Edited by Lee Nichol

    Creativity is fundamental to human experience. In On Creativity David Bohm, the world-renowned scientist, investigates the phenomenon from all sides: not only the creativity of invention and of imagination but also that of perception and of discovery. This is a remarkable and life-affirming book by...

    Published January 7th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Evil or Ill?

    Justifying the Insanity Defence

    By Lawrie Reznek

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    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 excuses certain actions and not others. In his easily...

    Published October 1st 1997 by Routledge