In the Scope of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science: Volume Two of the 11th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Cracow, August 1999 / Edition 1

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Overview

This is the second of two volumes containing papers submitted by the invited speakers to the 11th international Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, held in Cracow in 1999, under the auspices of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science, Division of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science. The invited speakers are the leading researchers and accordingly the book presents the current state of the intellectual discourse in the respective fields.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402009303
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/31/2002
  • Series: Synthese Library Series , #316
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Table of Contents

XI: Philosophy of the Biological Sciences. Biology and the Possible; C. Debru. On Genetic Information and Genetic Coding; P. Godfrey-Smith. XII: Philosophy of Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence. Architecture-Based Conceptions of Mind; A. Sloman. XIII: Philosophy of Linguistics. Linguistics as a System of Distinct Types of Ontology-cum-methodology; E. Itkonen. XIV: Philosophy of the Social Sciences. Philosophy and the Social Sciences; M. Gilbert. Assessing Game-Theoretic Explanations in the Social Sciences; H. Kincaid. In Defense of Mental Representation; B. von Eckardt. XV: Ethics of Science and Technology. Situated Knowledge and the Interplay of Value Judgments and Evidence in Scientific Inquiry; E. Anderson. The Ways in Which the Sciences Are and Are Not Value Free; H. Lacey. Scientific Controversy and the Public Face of Science; H.E. Longino. XVI: History of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science. Incommensurability and Empirical Comparability: The Case of the Phlogiston Theory; M. Carrier. A Century of Inference: 1837-1936; G. Sundholm. XVII: Philosophical Questions Raised by the History and Sociology of Science. Historical Ontology; I. Hacking. Special Symposium: A Hundred Years of the Philosophy of Science. Carnap and Kuhn: a Belated Encounter; G. Irzik. Philosophy as Science: The Modernist Agenda of Philosophy of Science, 1900-1950; A. Richardson. Philosophy of Science, 1950-2000: The Parting of the Ways; E. McMullin. Special Symposium: Cognitive Science Meets Philosophy of Science. Patterns of Interaction Among Philosophers of Science and Cognitive Scientists; R.N. Giere. Closing Lecture. The Concept of Information in Biology; J. Maynard Smith. Special Lecture. On the Future of Science; S. Lem. Index of Names. Table of contents Volume I.

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