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2001: A Space Odyssey and Lacanian Psychoanalytic Theory
2001: A Space Odyssey and Lacanian Psychoanalytic...
Daniel Bristow
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:In 1968, Stanley Kubrick completed and released his magnum opus motion picture 2001: A Space Odyssey; a time that was also tremendously important in the formation of the psychoanalytic theory of Jacques Lacan. Bringing these figures together, Bristow...
A Brief History of Blood and Lymphatic Vessels
A Brief History of Blood and Lymphatic Vessels
Andreas Bikfal...
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book provides a comprehensive account of vascular biology and pathology and its significance for health and disease. It systematically and chronologically explains how we came to our current understanding of the vasculature and it´s  function to...
A Dialogue on Explanation
A Dialogue on Explanation
C. Mantzavinos
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:This book introduces a panorama of the philosophical theory of explanation. Written as a philosophical dialogue between two interlocutors, Philip and a student, it presents a defense of the position of explanatory pluralism. The fictional dialogue ta...
A New Perspective on Nonmonotonic Logics
A New Perspective on Nonmonotonic Logics
Dov M. Gabbay; Karl...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:In this book the authors present new results on interpolation for nonmonotonic logics, abstract (function) independence, the Talmudic Kal Vachomer rule, and an equational solution of contrary-to-duty obligations. The chapter on formal construction is...
A Non-Philosophical Theory of Nature
A Non-Philosophical Theory of Nature
A. Smith
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Utilizing François Laruelle's "non-philosophical" method, Smith constructs a unified theory of philosophical theology and ecology by challenging environmental philosophy and theology, claiming that and engagement with scientific ecology can...
A Philosophical Analysis of Chaos Theory
A Philosophical Analysis of Chaos Theory
Lena C. Zuchow...
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book provides an analysis of the construction, diagnosis (as chaotic) and evaluation of models in chaos theory. It contains a detailed look at the interaction of the different models used in chaos theory and analyses how these models influence t...
A Social Epistemology of Research Groups
A Social Epistemology of Research Groups
Susann Wagenkn...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book investigates how collaborative scientific practice yields scientific knowledge. At a time when most of today’s scientific knowledge is created in research groups, the author reconsiders the social character of science to address the questio...
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 Vision of Modern Science
A Vision of Modern Science
U. DeYoung
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:An examination of a pivotal moment in the history of science through the career and cultural impact of the historically neglected Victorian physicist John Tyndall, establishing him as an important figure of the period, whose scientific discoveries an...
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...
An Epistemic Foundation for Scientific Realism
An Epistemic Foundation for Scientific Realism
John Wright
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:This monograph develops a new way of justifying the claims made by science about phenomenon not directly observable by humans, such as atoms and black holes. It details a way of making inferences to the existence and properties of unobservable entiti...
An Introduction to Animals and the Law
An Introduction to Animals and the Law
Joan E. Schaff...
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:This exploration of the newly emerging, diverse, and controversial area of animal lawpresents a basic survey of the laws designed to protect animals, analyzing and critiquing them, and proposing a future where the legal regime properly recognizes and...