By Vassilios Karakostas,Dennis Dieks
This e-book features a number of unique convention papers masking all significant fields within the philosophy of technology, which were prepared into subject matters. the 1st component of this quantity starts off with the formal philosophy of technology, strikes directly to idealization, illustration and clarification after which finishes with realism, anti-realism and designated technological know-how legislation. the second one part covers the philosophy of the actual sciences, taking a look at quantum mechanics, spontaneous symmetry breaking, the philosophy of area and time, linking physics and metaphysics and the philosophy of chemistry.
Further themed sections disguise the philosophies of the existence sciences, the cognitive sciences and the social sciences. Readers will locate that this quantity offers a great evaluation of the cutting-edge within the philosophy of technology, as practiced in numerous eu international locations.
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EPSA11 Perspectives and Foundational Problems in Philosophy of Science: 2 (The European Philosophy of Science Association Proceedings) by Vassilios Karakostas,Dennis Dieks