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.
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.
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.
Explores the science and creative process behind Poe’s cosmological treatise.
The first study of Strauss’s confrontation with modern science and its methods.
Comprehensive overview of the entire spectrum of works by one of twentieth-century France’s most original thinkers.
A constructive critique of neuropsychological research on human consciousness and religious experience that applies the thought of Bernard Lonergan.
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.
A systematic theory of naturalism, bridging metaphysics and the science of complexity and emergence.
The first collection of essays devoted to Heidegger’s contribution to understanding modern science.
Examines the question of science, epistemology, and unconscious experience in psychoanalytic theory and practice.
Explores the distinctions between science and pseudoscience.
Explores what can be known within quantum theory, with special emphasis on the difference between prediction and explanation.
Maps the future of phenomenological thought, accounting for how technology expands our means of experiencing the world.
Leading scholars explore the connections between quantum physics and process philosophy.
A new translation of one of Maeterlinck’s four great nature essays.
Original essays by leading scholars on Plotinus' philosophy of nature.
Confirms that Hegel's philosophy of nature continues to have great significance for our understanding of the natural world.
Questions the dominant biological approach of explaining animal development as entirely genetic by exploring the explanatory value of investigating environmental influences.
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 confronts basic anomalies in the foundations of contemporary knowledge. Steven M. Rosen deals with paradoxes that call into question our conventional way of ...
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 ...
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, ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
A new approach to Whitehead's philosophy of science, relating his mature metaphysical system to contemporary discussions in the philosophy of science.