Philosophy of Science

Between the Natural Sciences, the Social Sciences, and the Humanities

  • Alexander Christian
  • David Hommen
  • Nina Retzlaff
  • Gerhard Schurz

Part of the European Studies in Philosophy of Science book series (ESPS, volume 9)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Philosophy of Physics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Kian Salimkhani
      Pages 23-41
    3. Andrea Reichenberger
      Pages 55-61
  3. Philosophy of Life Sciences

  4. Philosophy of Social Sciences and Values in Science

  5. Philosophy of Mathematics and Formal Modeling

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 271-274

About this book

Introduction

This broad and insightful book presents current scholarship in important subfields of philosophy of science and addresses an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary readership. It groups carefully selected contributions into the four fields of I) philosophy of physics, II) philosophy of life sciences, III) philosophy of social sciences and values in science, and IV) philosophy of mathematics and formal modeling.

 

Readers will discover research papers by Paul Hoyningen-Huene, Keizo Matsubara, Kian Salimkhani, Andrea Reichenberger, Anne Sophie Meincke, Javier Suárez, Roger Deulofeu, Ludger Jansen, Peter Hucklenbroich, Martin Carrier, Elizaveta Kostrova, Lara Huber, Jens Harbecke, Antonio Piccolomini d’Aragona and Axel Gelfert. This collection fosters dialogue between philosophers of science working in different subfields, and brings readers the finest and latest work across the breadth of the field,illustrating that contemporary philosophy of science has successfully broadened its scope of reflection. It will interest and inspire a wide audience of philosophers as well as scholars of the natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities.

 

The volume shares selected contributions from the prestigious second triennial conference of the German Society for Philosophy of Science/ Gesellschaft für Wissenschaftsphilosophie (GWP.2016, March 8, 2016 – March 11, 2016).

Keywords

Proceedings GWP.2016 German Society for Philosophy of Science Quantum Gravity Causation in Physics Causality in General Relativity Functions, Malfunctioning, and Negative Causation Endosymbiotic Theory Origin of Eukaryotic Cells Agnotological Challenges Constitutive Inference Regularity Account of Mechanistic Constitution Dag Prawitz Theory of Grounds Theories of Function and Dysfunction

Editors and affiliations

  • Alexander Christian
    • 1
  • David Hommen
    • 2
  • Nina Retzlaff
    • 3
  • Gerhard Schurz
    • 4
  1. 1.Düsseldorf Center for Logic and Philosophy of ScienceHeinrich Heine University DüsseldorfDüsseldorfGermany
  2. 2.Düsseldorf Center for Logic and Philosophy of ScienceHeinrich Heine University DüsseldorfDüsseldorfGermany
  3. 3.Düsseldorf Center for Logic and Philosophy of ScienceHeinrich Heine University DüsseldorfDüsseldorfGermany
  4. 4.Düsseldorf Center for Logic and Philosophy of ScienceHeinrich Heine University DüsseldorfDüsseldorfGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-72577-2
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Religion and Philosophy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-72576-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-72577-2
  • Series Print ISSN 2365-4228
  • Series Online ISSN 2365-4236
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