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Concepts, Theories, and Rationality in the Biological SciencesGereon WoltersLeading biologists and philosophers of biology discuss the basic theories and concepts of biology and their connections with ethics, economics, and psychology, providing a remarkably unified report on the “state of the art” in the philosophy of biology.

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Cosmos of ScienceJohn EarmanThe Cosmos of Science presents a cross section of the best work currently being done in history and philosophy of science, exploring fundamental questions in four major areas: history of science; foundations of mathematics and physics; induction and scientific methodology; and action and rationality. Together these essays reveal the coherence and order of the cosmos of science.

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InterpretationPeter MachamerThe act of interpretation occurs in nearly every area of the arts and sciences. That ubiquity serves as the inspiration for the fourteen essays of this volume, covering many of the domains in which interpretive practices are found.

Contributors:
Andreas Blank, Cornelius Borck, Paul M. Churchland, George Gale, Annemarie Gethmann-Siefert, Kristin Gjesdal, Ruth Lorand, Christoph Lumer, Peter Machamer, Paolo Parrini, Nicholas Rescher, Ulrich Sautter, Kenneth F. Schaffner, Catherine Wilson
InterpretationPeter MachamerThe act of interpretation occurs in nearly every area of the arts and sciences. That ubiquity serves as the inspiration for the fourteen essays of this volume, covering many of the domains in which interpretive practices are found.

Contributors:
Andreas Blank, Cornelius Borck, Paul M. Churchland, George Gale, Annemarie Gethmann-Siefert, Kristin Gjesdal, Ruth Lorand, Christoph Lumer, Peter Machamer, Paolo Parrini, Nicholas Rescher, Ulrich Sautter, Kenneth F. Schaffner, Catherine Wilson
Logic, Language, and the Structure of Scientific TheoriesWesley SalmonThis volume honors and examines the founders of the philosophy of logical empiricism. Historical and interpretive essays clarify the scientific philosophies of Carnap, Reichenbach, Hempel, Kant, and others, while exploring the main topics of logical empiricist philosophy of science.
MindscapesMartin CarrierWinner of the the 2016 Southern Cone Studies Section Social Sciences Book Award from the Latin American Studies Association

The philosophy of the mind is at the central core of this volume. Essays examine topics such as folk psychology, neuropsychology, psychoanalytic theory, the role of mental content in voluntary action, the functional and qualitative properties of color, meanings as conceptual structures, cognitive luck, and animal cognition.

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Philosophical Problems of the Internal and External WorldsJohn EarmanThe inaugural volume of the series, devoted to the work of philosopher Adolf Grünbaum, encompasses the philosophical problems of space, time, and cosmology, the nature of scientific methodology, and the foundations of psychoanalysis.

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Philosophical Problems of the Internal and External WorldsJohn EarmanThe inaugural volume of the series, devoted to the work of philosopher Adolf Grünbaum, encompasses the philosophical problems of space, time, and cosmology, the nature of scientific methodology, and the foundations of psychoanalysis.

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Science at Century’s EndMartin CarrierTwenty penetrating essays by prominent philosophers and historians who explore and debate the limits of scientific inquiry and their presumed consequences for science in the 21st century.

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Science, Reason, and RhetoricHenry KripsThrough essays on both rhetorical theory and case studies, leaders in the disciplines of rhetoric, sociology, philosophy, and history converge and clash to explore the rhetoric of science.

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Science, Reason, and RhetoricHenry KripsThrough essays on both rhetorical theory and case studies, leaders in the disciplines of rhetoric, sociology, philosophy, and history converge and clash to explore the rhetoric of science.

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Science, Values, and ObjectivityPeter MachamerCollection of essays that identify the values crucial to science, distinguish some of the criteria that can be used for value identification, and elaborate the conditions for warranting certain values as necessary or central to scientific research.

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Science, Values, and ObjectivityPeter MachamerCollection of essays that identify the values crucial to science, distinguish some of the criteria that can be used for value identification, and elaborate the conditions for warranting certain values as necessary or central to scientific research.

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Theory and Method in the NeurosciencesPeter MachamerThis volume surveys the nature and structure of theories in contemporary neuroscience, exploring many of its methodological techniques and problems.

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Thinking About CausesPeter MachamerEmerging as a hot topic in the mid-twentieth century, causality is one of the most frequently discussed issues in contemporary philosophy. Thinking About Causes brings together top philosophers from the United States and Europe to focus on causality as a major force in philosophical and scientific thought.

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