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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 Postmodernism
After Postmodernism
Jan Faye
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:The philosophy of the humanistic sciences has been a blind-spot in analytic philosophy. This book argues that by adopting an appropriate pragmatic analysis of explanation and interpretation it is possible to show that scientific practice of humanisti...
After Secularism
After Secularism
E. Wilson
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:Having destabilized dominant assumptions about the nature of religion, there is now a need to develop new ways of thinking about this ever-present phenomenon in global politics. This book outlines a new approach to understanding religion and its rela...
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 Apart
Allies Apart
A. Scott
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:To date, the Heath-Nixon years have been widely portrayed as marking a low-point in the history of Anglo-American relations – even the end of the 'special relationship'; using a wealth of archival material on both sides of the Atlantic, and examining...
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...