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Natural kinds and classification in scientific practice

Author: Catherine Kendig
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon Routledge 2016
Series: History and philosophy of biology
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Natural kinds are an important topic in current philosophical debate. This edited collection examines kinds from a new focal point, that of the empirical activities and categorizations used by  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Kendig
ISBN: 9781848935402 1848935404
OCLC Number: 936177794
Description: 247 Seiten cm
Contents: 1 'Kinding' Practices: Kinds of Practices and Practices of Kinds: The Making of Quantitative Kinds - Jordi Cat2 The Rising of Natural Kinds through Epistemic Iteration - Hasok Chang3 Theorizing with a Purpose: What makes a Concept Apt? - Sally Haslanger4 The Classification of Proteins: Attending to Practice - Joyce Havstad5 Kinding and Homologizing - Catherine Kendig6 Artefacts as Domesticated Kinds of Practices - Sergio Fernando Martinez Munoz7 Kinds and Beyond in Linguistic Practice - Bernhard Nickel8 Symbolical Algebraic Numbers and the Finitist Critique: A Nineteenth-Century Case Study Analyzing Natural Kinds in Mathematics - Josipa Petrunic9 Memory as a Cognitive Kind: Brains, Remembering Dyads and Exograms - Samuli Poeyhoenen10 Practices Aren't Static: Toward a Dynamic Account of Classification and Kinds - Thomas Reydon11 Genuine Kinds and Scientific Reality - Quayshawn Spencer12 Neuroscientific Kinds through the Lens of Scientific Practice - Jacqueline Sullivan13 A Tale of Two Dilemmas: Cognitive Kinds and the Extended Mind - Michael Wheeler14 Mapping Kinds in GIS and Cartography - Rasmus Gronfeldt Winther
Series Title: History and philosophy of biology
Responsibility: edited by Catherine Kendig


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