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Rationality in Science

Studies in the Foundations of Science and Ethics (Philosophical Studies Series)

by R. Hilpinen

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epistemology,
  • Philosophy / Epistemology,
  • Science,
  • Science / Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9095832M
    ISBN 109027711127
    ISBN 109789027711120

    Rationality and Science Can Science Explain Everything? (Book): Trigg, Roger: Can science hope to provide a 'Theory of Everything', a final explanation of the nature of the Universe? Is science our sole source of knowledge? These questions are being increasingly asked and yet at the same time many distrust science and have become disillusioned with its effects on our world.   Rationality in Science, Religion, and Everyday Life: A Critical Evaluation of Four Models of Rationality - Ebook written by Mikael Stenmark. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Rationality in Science, Religion, and Everyday Life: A Critical Evaluation of Four Models of Author: Mikael Stenmark.

    Nonetheless, the institutional incentive structure of science works to produce generally reliable results and scientific progress, so that, to rationality-minded philosophers, science looks as if it is driven by the intentional rationality of its practitioners. We might say that, for Hull, rationality explains nothing without causal backing Cited by: 5. Rationality: From AI to Zombies is a ebook by Eliezer Yudkowsky on human rationality and irrationality in cognitive science.

      Scientific realism is the position that the aim of science is to advance on truth and increase knowledge about observable and unobservable aspects of the mind-independent world which we inhabit. This book articulates and defends that by: The Philosophy of Social Science; Rationality and relativism; The Philosophy of Social Science. The Philosophy of Social Science Problems of Description in Science Fiction and Social Science. Theory, Culture & Society, Vol. 2, Issue. 1, p. Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's Cited by:


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Rationality in Science by R. Hilpinen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chapter 1 - Rationality and its Contexts T.J. Lane. Pages Abstract For millennia philosophical works have attempted to describe, explicate, and evaluate rationality. Over the last century, new impetus was brought to this endeavor as mathematical logic along with the social and behavioral sciences.

Rationality in Science book and Science is tightly argued, well-written, highly accessible to the non-philosopher and compulsory reading for any scientist who wishes to explore the rational underpinnings of the scientific enterprise." Science & Christian Belief "This is a very good by: The Rationality of Science and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Learn more The Rationality of Science (International Library of Philosophy) 1st Edition4/5(1). This article provides a review and assessment of central aspects of rationality in science.

It discusses the nature of the reasoning by which individual scientists accept and reject conflicting hypotheses.

It also discusses the nature of practical reason in science and then turns to the question of the nature of group rationality in by: The group of discussions about Rationality in Science book place of rationality in science which have been held between those who emphasize the history of science (with Feyerabend and Kuhn as the most prominent exponents) and the critical rationalists (Popper and his followers), with Imre Lakatos defending a middle ground, these discussions were seen by almost all Brand: Springer Netherlands.

In the process, "Rationality: From AI to Zombies" delves into the human significance of correct reasoning more deeply than you'll find in any conventional textbook on cognitive science or philosophy of mind. A decision theorist and researcher at the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, /5. The scientific community sees itself as the very paradigm of institutionalized rationality.

It is taken to be in possession of something, the scientific method, which generates a ‘logic of justification’. That is, it provides a technique for the objective appraisal of the merits of scientific theories.

Helmut Staubmann is professor for social theory and cultural sociology and dean of the School of Political Science and Sociology at the University of Innsbruck, has authored and edited several books on action theory in the Parsonian tradition. Together with Victor M.

Lidz he is editor of the book series Studies in the Theory of Action. Map and Territory and How to Actually Change Your Mind are the first of six books in the Rationality: From AI to Zombies series. As of Decemberthese volumes are available as physical books for the first time, and are substantially revised, updated, and next four volumes will be coming out over the coming months.

Be sure to subscribe to be notified when the next books are. It is fast becoming a cliche that scientific discovery is being rediscovered. For two philosophical generations (that of the Founders and that of the Followers of the logical positivist and logical empiricist movements), discovery had been consigned to the domain of the intractable, the ineffable, the inscrutable.

The philosophy of science was focused on the so-called context of. The Myth of the Framework: In Defence of Science and Rationality is a book by the philosopher Karl Popper. The book is a collection of papers "prepared on different occasions as lectures for non-specialist audiences" (p.

x).Author: Karl Popper. THE PROBLEMS OF SCIENTIFIC RATIONALITY Fashion is a fickle mistress. Only yesterday scientific rationality enjoyed considerable attention, consideration, and even reverence among phi losophers; "but today's fashion leads us to despise it, and the matron, rejected and abandoned as Hecuba, complains; modo maxima rerum, tot generis natisque potens - nunc trahor exui, inops", to cite Kant for our.

Smith argues that this is a flattering but false story. Humans, he says, are hardly rational, and in fact, irrationality has defined much of human life and history. And the point is not merely Author: Sean Illing.

The Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Herbert Simon in At Carnegie-Mellon University he holds the title of Professor of Computer Science and Psychology. These two facts together delineate the range and uniqueness of his contributions in creating meaningful interactions among fields that developed in isolation but that are all concerned with human decision-making and problem-solving.

Rationality: From AI to Zombies This book is a distillation of Eliezer Yudkowsky’s “sequences” on human thought and rationality. It’s intended to serve both as an introduction to thinking about thinking and as a resource for people interested in digging deeper into.

is an authorized, ad-free mirror of Eliezer Yudkowsky‘s epic Harry Potter fanfic, Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality (originally under the pen name Less Wrong).The story is complete now, so the rss feed for the story mirror won’t be updating any more, although any further Author’s Notes will continue to show up in that rss feed.

In this way, the book contributes to development of a suitably revised, comprehensive understanding of rationality, one that befits the 21st century, one that is adequately informed by recent investigations of science, pathology, non-human thought, emotion, and even enigmatic Chinese texts that might previously have seemed to be expressions of irrationalism.

The present volume is a product of an international research program 'Foundations of Science and Ethics', launched in by the Inter­ University Centre of Post-Graduate Studies, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, with the financial support of the V olkswagen Foundation.

Get this from a library. The rationality of science. [W Newton-Smith] -- Traditional philosophical accounts of the scientific enterprise represent it as a paradigm of institutionalized rationality. The scientist is held to possess a special method which he disinterestedly.

All science mentioned in Methods is standard science except where otherwise specified (IIRC, the only two uses of nonstandard theories are Barbour’s timeless physics in Ch. 28 and my own timeless decision theory in Ch. 33). Wherever possible, I have mentioned standard terminology inside the book to make Googling easier.

At some future point I may compile a complete list for all the. In general, rationality requires reasoning strategies that are effective for accomplishing goals, so discussion of the rationality of science must consider what science is supposed to accomplish.

To begin, we can distinguish between the epistemic and the practical goals of science.Book Description. First published inthis volume brings together a series of essays on the philosophy of science and responds to the "crisis of rationality" which evolved from the denial of both a stable methodology and a common language for science.

This paper considers two philosophical problems and their relation to science education. The first involves the rationality of science; it is argued here that the traditional view, according to which science is rational because of its adherence to (a non-standard conception of) scientific method, successfully answers one central question concerning science's by: