By Hiroakira Ono, Masaki Ueda (auth.), Artur Rojszczak, Jacek Cachro, Gabriel Kurczewski (eds.)
Philosophical Dimensions of good judgment and Science is a suite of remarkable contributed papers offered on the eleventh foreign Congress of good judgment, method, and Philosophy of technological know-how held in Kraków in 1999. The Congress was once a follow-up to the sequence of conferences, initiated as soon as via Alfred Tarski, which aimed to supply an interdisciplinary discussion board for scientists, philosophers and logicians. The articles chosen for ebook within the ebook agree to that concept and innovatively handle present concerns in common sense, metamathematics, philosophy of language, philosophy of technological know-how, and cognitive technology, in addition to philosophical difficulties of biology, chemistry and physics.
The quantity could be of curiosity to philosophers, logicians and scientists drawn to foundational difficulties in their disciplines.
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