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Physics Avoidanceand other essays in conceptual strategy

Physics Avoidance: and other essays in conceptual strategy

Mark Wilson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198803478
eISBN:
9780191841651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803478.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Language

“Physics avoidance” refers to the fact that we frequently cannot reason about nature in the straightforward manner we anticipate, but must seek alternate policies to address the questions we want ... More

SignalsEvolution, Learning, and Information

Signals: Evolution, Learning, and Information

Brian Skyrms

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580828
eISBN:
9780191722769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580828.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Science

This book presents an exploration of how fundamental signals are to our world. It uses a variety of tools — theories of signaling games, information, evolution, and learning — to investigate how ... More

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