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Kant and philosophy of science today

Author: Michela Massimi; Royal Institute of Philosophy. Annual Conference; Royal Institute of Philosophy,; University College, London.
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, [2008]
Series: Royal Institute of Philosophy supplement, 63.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What good is Kant's philosophy for current philosophy of science? There has been an increasing interest in Kant and philosophy of science in the past twenty years. Through the reconstruction of a variety of Kantian legacies in the development of nineteenth and twentieth century physics and mathematics, this edited volume explores the relevance that Kant's philosophy still has for current debates in philosophy of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Kongress
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kant and philosophy of science today.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)647081225
Named Person: Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michela Massimi; Royal Institute of Philosophy. Annual Conference; Royal Institute of Philosophy,; University College, London.
ISBN: 9780521748513 0521748518
OCLC Number: 275304595
Notes: "This volume contains the proceedings of the Royal Institute of Philosophy Annual Conference Kant and Philosophy of Science Today, hosted and organised by the Dept. of Science and Technology Studies, University College London, 2-3 July 2007"--Page v. [Cataloger's note: In page v text, the phrase "Kant and Philosophy of Science Today" is in italics].
Description: vii, 204 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Why there are no ready-made phenomena : what philsosophers of science should learn from Kant / Michela Massimi --
Reduction, unity, and the nature of science : Kant's legacy? / Margaret Morrison --
Invariance principles as regulative ideals : from Wigner to Hilbert / Thomas Ryckman --
Objectivity : a Kantian perspective / Roberto Torretti --
Einstein, Kant, and the a priori / Michael Friedman --
Contingent transcendental arguments for metaphysical principles / Hasok Chang --
Arithmetic from Kant to Frege : numbers, pure units, and the limits of conceptual representation / Daniel Sutherland --
Intuition and infinity : a Kantian theme with echoes in the foundations of mathematics / Carl Posy.
Series Title: Royal Institute of Philosophy supplement, 63.
Responsibility: edited by Michela Massimi.

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Explores what relevance Kant's philosophy has in current issues surrounding the philosophy of science, mathematics and physics.  Read more...

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