The second volume in the Blackwell Brown Lectures in Philosophy, this volume offers an original and provocative take on the nature and methodology of philosophy.
Based on public lectures at Brown University, given by the pre-eminent philosopher, Timothy Williamson Rejects the ideology…
…THE THIRD WAY TO GENERAL RELATIVITY: EINSTEIN AND MACH IN CONTEXT
4. CONSIDERATIONS ON GRAVITATION
HENDRIK A. LORENTZ
5. ABSOLUTE OR RELATIVE MOTION?
BENEDICT, IMMANUEL FRIEDLAENDER
…Normative and Descriptive Philosophy of Science and the Role of Chemistry
Eric R. Scerri
7. How Classical Models of Explanation Fail to Cope with Chemistry
8. Professional Ethics in Science
Section IV. Chemistry…
…Friends by Design: A Design Philosophy for Personal Robotics Technology
John P. Sullins
12. Beyond Engineering: Software Design as Bridge over the Culture/Technology Dichotomy
Bernhard Rieder, Mirko Tobias Schäfer
13. Technology Naturalized: A Challenge…
…An Essay on the Philosophy of Medical Science
8. The Philosophy of Therapeutics
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The tradition of ancient philosophy is a long, rich and varied one, in which a constant note is that of discussion and argument. This book aims to introduce readers to some ancient debates and to get them to engage with the ancient developments of some themes. Getting away from the presentation…
There is an urgent need in philosophy of mathematics for new approaches which pay closer attention to mathematical practice. This book will blaze the trail: it offers philosophical analyses of important characteristics of contemporary mathematics and of many aspects of mathematical activity…
The Blackwell Guide to Continental Philosophy is an accessible but sophisticated introduction to the most important figures in Continental philosophy in the last 200 years.
Presents a definitive introduction to the core figures and topics of continental…
The Blackwell Dictionary of Western Philosophy is a concise reference to the whole history of western philosophy, from ancient Greece to the present day.
Spans all the major branches of western philosophical inquiry, all of the key figures Explains…