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Introduction: Virtue Ethics and Professional Roles, by Justin Oakley and Dean Cocking, is in equal parts (i) a negative critique of contemporary neoKantian and utilitarian treatments of the virtues of character and relational goods, such as friendship, and (ii) a positive account of their...
Introduction: Natural Kinds and Conceptual Change is a refreshingly direct book that challenges a range oforthodox views in the philosophy of science (especially biology), the philosophy of language, and metaphysics. Amongst these are the views that species are individuals rather than natural...
Introduction: Even though Psillos’s latest book is called Causation and Explanation, it is actually a unified discussion of causation, laws, and explanation. Despite the fact that these three topics are interconnected, it is rare to have detailed treatment of all of them. Psillos does not really...
Fighting for the Good Cause': Reflections on Francis Galton's Legacy to American Hereditarian Psychology by Gerald Sweeney (review)Download
Introduction: Although Francis Galton coined \"eugenics\" in his Inquiries into Human Faculty and its Development's 1883 \"to express the science of improving stock,\" his introduction of the idea of such a science dates back to the publication of a pair of short articles, \"Hereditary Talent and...
[Review of the book Principles of Instrumental Logic: John Dewey's Lecture in Ethics and Political Ethics, 1895-1896, by ed. D.F. Koch]Download
Introduction: In this latest collection of John Dewey's lectures, Koch continues his valuable work of making Dewey's early writings more widely available to students and scholars interested in tracing Dewey's progress from his early idealist philosophy through to the pragmatic instrumentalism for...
Introduction: Anthologies of expository and critical essays on the philosophy of John Dewey are appearing with ever more frequency, testifying to the resilience of pragmatism and of Dewey's own peculiar contributions to this tradition. Presumably for this reason the editor, Larry Hickman, felt it...
Introduction: ‘Fuzzy logic’ means different things to different people. For some it is a philosophy of life— “a way to break the stranglehold that the black-and-white thinking of the Western tradition has upon us.” For others it is a more accurate way of describing our ordinary language (and...
Introduction: This is a book of articles about a new theoretical underpinning for computational linguistics. Despite this narrow and technical aim, it contains much that is of interest to philosophers of mind, epistemologists, and philosophers of language, regardless of whether they also have an...
[Review of the book Formal Methods in Artificial Intelligence, by Aamsay]
Introduction: Many universities teach artificial intelligence (AI) by having one undergraduate course that introduces students to a very wide variety of topics, usually including search and search heuristics, representational systems (including formal logic), problem solving, vision, expert...
Introduction: Of the founding fathers of American Pragmatism, Mead remains the least known or appreciated. For this state of affairs, Mead himself is to blame. Mead never composed, let alone published a systematic statement of his theories of mind, language, knowledge, and nature. Thus his views...