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Eppur si muove: Doing History and Philosophy of Science with Peter Machamer

A Collection of Essays in Honor of Peter Machamer

  • Marcus P. Adams
  • Zvi Biener
  • Uljana Feest
  • Jacqueline A. Sullivan

Part of the The Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science book series (WONS, volume 81)

About this book

Introduction

This volume is a collection of original essays focusing on a wide range of topics in the History and Philosophy of Science. It is a festschrift for Peter Machamer, which includes contributions from scholars who, at one time or another, were his students. The essays bring together analyses of issues and debates spanning from early modern science and philosophy through the 21st century. Machamer’s influence is reflected in the volume’s broad range of topics. These include: underdetermination, scientific practice, scientific models, mechanistic explanation in contemporary and historical science, values in science, the relationship between philosophy and psychology, experimentation, supervenience and reductionism.

Keywords

20th Century History and Philosophy of Science Causation Descartes History and Philosophy of Modern Science Mechanical Philosophy Peter Machamer

Editors and affiliations

  • Marcus P. Adams
    • 1
  • Zvi Biener
    • 2
  • Uljana Feest
    • 3
  • Jacqueline A. Sullivan
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity at Albany SUNYAlbanyUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA
  3. 3.Institute of PhilosophyLeibniz University of HannoverHannoverGermany
  4. 4.Department of Philosophy, Rotman Institute of PhilosophyUniversity of Western OntarioLondonCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-52768-0
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Religion and Philosophy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-52766-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-52768-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1566-659X
  • Series Online ISSN 2215-1974
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