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A Syncretistic Theory of Depiction
A Syncretistic Theory of Depiction
A. Voltolini
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:What is depiction? A new answer is given to this venerable question by providing a syncretistic theory of depiction that tries to combine the merits of the previous theories on the matter while dropping their defects. Thus, not only perceptual, but a...
A Theory of Causation in the Social and Biological Sciences
A Theory of Causation in the Social and Biological...
A. Reutlinger
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This first full length treatment of interventionist theories of causation in the social sciences, the biological sciences and other higher-level sciences the presents original counter arguments to recent trends in the debate and serves as useful intr...
A Theory of the Absolute
A Theory of the Absolute
Benedikt Paul ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:A Theory of the Absolute develops a worldview that is opposed to the dominant paradigm of physicalism and atheism. It provides powerful arguments for the existence of the soul and the existence of the Absolute. It shows that faith is not in contradic...
A Wittgensteinian Perspective on the Use of Conceptual Analysis in Psychology
A Wittgensteinian Perspective on the Use of Conceptual...
T. Racine; K. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This edited volume includes contributions from internationally renowned experts in the philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein. It applies his later philosophy to concrete issues pertaining to the integrity of scientific claims in a broad spectrum of resea...
A World with Robots
A World with Robots
Maria Isabel Aldinhas...
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book contains the Proceedings of the International Conference on Robot Ethics, held in Lisbon on October 23 and 24, 2015. The conference provided a multidisciplinary forum for discussing central and evolving issues concerning safety and ethics t...
After the Empires
After the Empires
P. Preston
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:The shift to the modern world in East Asia was accomplished in part via the experience of colonial rule in the late nineteenth century. Following imperial crisis in the 1930s and 1940s, independent nation states formed from which the political struct...
Agents of Witchcraft in Early Modern Italy and Denmark
Agents of Witchcraft in Early Modern Italy and De...
L. Kallestrup
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This book offers a comparison of lay and inquisitorial witchcraft prosecutions. In most of the early modern period, witchcraft jurisdiction in Italy rested with the Roman Inquisition, whereas in Denmark only the secular courts raised trials. Kallestr...
Allies and Italians under Occupation
Allies and Italians under Occupation
I. Williams
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Using original documents, the Allied Occupation of southern Italy, particularly Sicily and Naples, is illustrated by examining crime and unrest by Allied soldiers, deserters, rogue troops and Italian civilians from drunkenness, theft, rape, and murde...
American Anti-Nuclear Activism, 1975-1990
American Anti-Nuclear Activism, 1975-1990
K. Harvey
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Looking at national peace organizations alongside lesser-known protest collectives, this book argues that anti-nuclear activists encountered familiar challenges common to other social movements of the late twentieth century.
An Aristotelian Realist Philosophy of Mathematics
An Aristotelian Realist Philosophy of Mathematics
J. Franklin
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Mathematics is as much a science of the real world as biology is. It is the science of the world's quantitative aspects (such as ratio) and structural or patterned aspects (such as symmetry). The book develops a complete philosophy of mathematics tha...
An Intellectual History of Political Corruption
An Intellectual History of Political Corruption
B. Buchan; L. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Few concepts have witnessed a more dramatic resurgence of interest in recent years than corruption. This book provides a compelling historical and conceptual analysis of corruption which demonstrates a persistent oscillation between restrictive 'publ...
Anglo-American Diplomacy and the Palestinian Refugee Problem, 1948-51
Anglo-American Diplomacy and the Palestinian Refugee...
S. Waldman
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This volume examines British and US attitudes towards the means and mechanisms for the facilitation of an Arab-Israeli reconciliation, focusing specifically on the refugee factor in diplomatic initiatives. It explains why Britain and the US were unab...