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Continental Philosophy of Science : Blackwell Readings in Continental Philosophy - Gary Gutting

Continental Philosophy of Science

Blackwell Readings in Continental Philosophy

Paperback Published: 4th February 2005
ISBN: 9780631236108
Number Of Pages: 348

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<i>Continental Philosophy of Science </i>provides an expert guide to the major twentieth-century French and German philosophical thinking on science. <br><p><br><ul><br><li>A comprehensive introduction by the editor provides a unified interpretative survey of continental work on philosophy of science.</li></ul><br><p><br><ul><br><li>Interpretative essays are complemented by key primary-source selections.</li></ul><br><p><br><ul><br><li>Includes previously untranslated texts by Bergson, Bachelard, and Canguilhem and new translations of texts by Hegel and Cassirer.</li></ul><br><p><br><ul><br><li>Contributors include Terry Pinkard, Jean Gayon, Richard Tieszen, Michael Friedman, Joseph Rouse, Mary Tiles, Hans-J&#246;erg Rheinberger, Linda Alcoff, Todd May, Axel Honneth, and Penelope Deutscher.</li></ul>

"Continental philosophers in Britain and the United Stateshave for the most part ignored the enormous contribution ofcontinental philosophy to the philosophy of science, just asphilosophers of science in Britain and the United States have done.Gary Gutting has long been a leading exponent of the importance ofthis contribution and his superb collection, with its many newtranslations, should go a long way toward turning the tide."Robert Bernasconi, University of Memphis


"This masterful collection of original texts and expertcommentary demonstrates Continental philosophers' rich anddiverse engagement with science, dispelling the notion thatsignificant philosophical thinking about science is the soleprerogative of 'analytic' philosophers."Daniel Dahlstrom, Boston University


"This book makes a welcome contribution to the secondaryliterature on the history and philosophy of modern science. GaryGutting has assembled an impressive gallery of essays, whichcollectively advance a powerful, if relatively neglected, interpretation of the development of scientific method andpractice. The pairing of influential historical figures withleading contemporary commentators is especially valuable."Daniel W. Conway, The Pennsylvania State University

Notes on Contributors.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction: What Is Continental Philosophy of Science (Gary Gutting).

HEGEL. .

1. Speculative Naturphilosophie and the Development of the Empirical Sciences: Hegel?s Perspective (Terry Pinkard).

2. Naturphilosophie (G. W. F. Hegel).

BERGSON.

3. Bergson?s spiritualist metaphysics and the sciences (Jean Gayon).

4. Psycho-physical parallelism and positive metaphysics (Henri Bergson).

CASSIRER.

5. Ernst Cassirer and the Philosophy of Science (Michael Friedman).

6. From Substance and Function (Ernst Cassirer).

HUSSERL. .

7. Science as a Triumph of the Human Spirit and Science in Crisis: Husserl and the Fortunes of Reason (Richard Tieszen).

8. From the Introduction to the Logical Investigations and from The Crisis of the European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology (Edmund Husserl).

HEIDEGGER.

9. Heidegger on Science and Naturalism (Joseph Rouse).

10. From On Time and Being (Martin Heidegger).

BACHELARD. .

11. Technology , Science and Inexact Knowledge: Bachelard?s Non-Cartesian Epistemology (Mary Tiles).

12. From Essai sur la connaissance approchee (Gaston Bachelard).

CANGUILHEM.

13. Reassessing the Historical Epistemology of Georges Canguilhem (Hans-Jorg Rheinberger).

14. The Object of the History of Sciences (Georges Canguilhem).

FOUCAULT.

15. Foucault?s Philosophy of Science: Structures of Truth/Structures of Power (Linda Martin Alcoff).

16. "Objectives" and "Method" (Michel Foucault).

DELEUZE. .

17. Gilles Deleuze, Difference, and Science (Todd May).

18. From What Is Philosophy (Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari).

IRIGARARY. .

19. On Asking the Wrong Question ("In Science, Is the Subject Sexed?") (Penelope Deutscher).

20. In Science, Is the Subject Sexed (Luce Irigaray).

HABERMAS. .

21. Bisected Rationality: The Frankfurt School?s Critique of Science (Axel Honneth).

22. Knowledge and Human Interest: A General Perspective (Jurgen Habermas).

Index

ISBN: 9780631236108
ISBN-10: 0631236104
Series: Blackwell Readings in Continental Philosophy
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 348
Published: 4th February 2005
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.64 x 17.32  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 1