New PDF release: Characterizing the Robustness of Science: After the Practice

By Léna Soler,Emiliano Trizio,Thomas Nickles,William Wimsatt

Mature sciences were lengthy been characterised by way of the “successfulness”, “reliability” or “trustworthiness” in their theoretical, experimental or technical accomplishments. this present day many philosophers of technological know-how speak of “robustness”, usually with no specifying in an actual approach the that means of this time period. This loss of readability is the reason for widespread misunderstandings, given that these kinds of notions, and that of robustness particularly, are attached to primary concerns, which main issue not anything lower than the very nature of technology and its specificity with appreciate to different human practices, the character of rationality and of clinical growth; and science’s declare to be a truth-conducive task. This ebook bargains for the 1st time a accomplished research of the matter of robustness, and quite often, that of the reliability of technology, in line with numerous specified case stories and on philosophical essays encouraged via the so-called functional flip in philosophy of science.

Show description

Read or Download Characterizing the Robustness of Science: After the Practice Turn in Philosophy of Science: 292 (Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science) PDF

Similar philosophy reference books

Download e-book for kindle: Characterizing the Robustness of Science: After the Practice by Léna Soler,Emiliano Trizio,Thomas Nickles,William Wimsatt

Mature sciences were lengthy been characterised when it comes to the “successfulness”, “reliability” or “trustworthiness” in their theoretical, experimental or technical accomplishments. this present day many philosophers of technology speak of “robustness”, frequently with no specifying in an actual manner the that means of this time period.

Download e-book for kindle: Rethinking Natural Law (SpringerBriefs in Law) by Paulo Ferreira da Cunha

For hundreds of years, usual legislation was once the most philosophical felony paradigm. Now, it's a ask yourself whilst a courtroom of legislation invokes it. Arthur Kaufmann already underlined a contemporary basic "horror iuris naturalis". We additionally recognize, with Winfried Hassemer, that the succession of felony paradigms is an issue of favor.

On the Origins and Dynamics of Biodiversity: the Role of by Alain Pavé PDF

Probability is critical for residing platforms – from the cellphone to organisms, populations, groups and ecosystems. it's on the center in their evolution and variety. lengthy thought of contingent on different components, likelihood either produces random occasions within the atmosphere, and is the fabricated from endogenous mechanisms - molecular in addition to mobile, demographic and ecological.

Peter Langford,Ian Bryan,John McGarry's Kelsenian Legal Science and the Nature of Law (Law and PDF

This publication severely examines the perception of felony technological know-how and the character of legislation built by way of Hans Kelsen. It presents a unmarried, committed house for a variety of proven ecu students to have interaction with the influential paintings of this Austrian jurist, felony thinker, and political thinker. The creation offers a thematization of the Kelsenian notion of legislations as a criminal technological know-how.

Extra resources for Characterizing the Robustness of Science: After the Practice Turn in Philosophy of Science: 292 (Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Characterizing the Robustness of Science: After the Practice Turn in Philosophy of Science: 292 (Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science) by Léna Soler,Emiliano Trizio,Thomas Nickles,William Wimsatt


by Charles
4.1

Rated 4.57 of 5 – based on 15 votes