Philosophy of Science
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Global Rhetorics of Science
Takes a multicultural, interdisciplinary approach to the rhetoric of science to expand our
toolkit for the collective management of global risks like climate change and pandemics.
Evolutionary Emergence of Purposive Goals and Values
Develops and defends a philosophical account of meaning, purpose, and value in human life and
experience that is naturalistic without being reductionistic or scientistic.
From Technological Humanity to Bio-technical Existence
Explores the relationship between technics and humanity, tracing the emergence of a bio-technical conception of existence in contemporary continental philosophy.
The Humanistic Background of Science
The once-lost introduction to the philosophy of science by Philipp Frank (1884-1966), a leading member of the Vienna circle of philosophers and biographer of Albert Einstein.
The Hand of the Engraver
A rich intellectual encounter, revolving around the hands of the experimenter and those of the artist, highlighting the relation between the sciences and the arts.
An English translation of Bachelard's sixth book, in which he seeks to develop a metaphysical context for modern atomistic science.
Germs of Death
An analysis of Derrida’s early work engaging Plato, Hegel, and the life sciences.
Analyzes Derrida’s 1975 seminar “La vie la mort” as a deconstruction of biology with relevance to his work more broadly.
Edgar Allan Poe, Eureka, and Scientific Imagination
Explores the science and creative process behind Poe’s cosmological treatise.
Leo Strauss on Science
The first study of Strauss’s confrontation with modern science and its methods.
Gaston Bachelard, Revised and Updated
Comprehensive overview of the entire spectrum of works by one of twentieth-century France’s most original thinkers.
Brain, Consciousness, and God
A constructive critique of neuropsychological research on human consciousness and religious experience that applies the thought of Bernard Lonergan.
From Modernity to Cosmodernity
Offers a new paradigm of reality, based on the interaction between science, culture, spirituality, religion, and society.
A penetrating and freewheeling evaluation of Kant's magnum opus.
The Orders of Nature
A systematic theory of naturalism, bridging metaphysics and the science of complexity and emergence.
Heidegger on Science
The first collection of essays devoted to Heidegger’s contribution to understanding modern science.
Psychoanalysis at the Limit
Examines the question of science, epistemology, and unconscious experience in psychoanalytic theory and practice.
Species, Serpents, Spirits, and Skulls
Explores the distinctions between science and pseudoscience.
At Home in the World
Explores how Darwin’s theory of human nature can inform educational philosophy.
Explores what can be known within quantum theory, with special emphasis on the difference between prediction and explanation.
Considers the ethics and challenges of biotechnology.
Postphenomenology and Technoscience
Maps the future of phenomenological thought, accounting for how technology expands our means of experiencing the world.
The Intelligence of Flowers
A new translation of one of Maeterlinck’s four great nature essays.
The Evolution of Death
Argues that death is not unchanging, but rather has evolved over time.
Uses literature, philosophy, and psychoanalysis to explore the emerging logic of the posthuman.
Seeks to redraw the boundaries between the fields of geology and environmental philosophy.
The Last Resistance
A fundamentally new examination of the controversies raging around psychoanalysis.
Explores how new organs might be engineered via cloning and reproductive technology to achieve human immortality.
Neoplatonism and Nature
Original essays by leading scholars on Plotinus' philosophy of nature.
Inventing the Universe
A parallel investigation of both Plato's Timaeusand the contemporary standard Big Bang model of the universe shows that any possible scientific knowledge of the universe is ultimately grounded in irreducible ...
Science, Paradox, and the Moebius Principle
Science, Paradox, and the Moebius Principle confronts basic anomalies in the foundations of contemporary knowledge. Steven M. Rosen deals with paradoxes that call into question our conventional way of ...
Philosophy of Science and the Occult
This book both introduces the philosophy of science through examination of the occult and examines the occult rigorously enough to raise central issues in the philosophy of science. Placed in the context ...
Narrative Knowing and the Human Sciences
This book expands the concept of the nature of science and provides a practical research alternative for those who work with people and organizations.
Using literary criticism, philosophy, and history, ...
A Realistic Theory of Science
This book presents a clear and critical view of the orthodox logical empiricist tradition, pointing the way to significant developments for the understanding of science both as research and as culture. ...
Ancient Wisdom and Modern Science
Recent advances in a variety of scientific disciplines have revealed the limitations of the Newtonian-Cartesian model of the universe. One of the interesting aspects of this development is the increasing ...
Evolution: Genesis and Revelations
In this comprehensive history of evolutionism, C. Leon Harris has combined primary source readings with clear, pertinent background information, to provide a solid basic understanding of the ways scientists ...
Whitehead's Organic Philosophy of Science
A new approach to Whitehead's philosophy of science, relating his mature metaphysical system to contemporary discussions in the philosophy of science.