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Japanese Studies in the Philosophy of Science : Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science - Francis Gen-Ichiro Nagasaka

Japanese Studies in the Philosophy of Science

Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science

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This book contains a representative selection of work by Japanese philosophers of science concerned with major issues of late 20th century world interest: epistemology of natural science, philosophy of mind and especially of perception, the logic of inference and of time, causality and evolution. It is edited by Francis Gen-Ichiro Nagasaka who contributes a historical account of philosophy of science in Japan.

Preface
Introduction: A Short History of Japanese Philosophy of Science
The Mind as Human Jobsp. 1
Other Mindsp. 7
On the Individuation of Eventsp. 21
Mind, Privacy and Causalityp. 33
Double Look: Science Superposed on a Perceptual Worldp. 69
Scientific Laws as Tools for Taxonomyp. 89
Causality and Temporal Irreversibilityp. 101
The Structure of Statistical Inferencep. 117
On Inference in Sciencep. 143
Comment on the Machida-Namiki-Araki Theoryp. 153
Who Are Precursors of Galileo in His Pisan Dynamics? - A Criticism of Professor Moody's Paperp. 161
Philosophical Meanings of the Concept of Evolutionp. 175
Index of Namesp. 189
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ISBN: 9780792347811
ISBN-10: 0792347811
Series: Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 202
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.5