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Introduction

Robert Hanna

in Kant, Science, and Human Nature

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199285549
eISBN:
9780191713965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285549.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of Kant's views on the analytic tradition and the exact sciences. It then analyzes the two images problem and scientific naturalism, the critical ... More


Kant, Science, and Human Nature

Robert Hanna

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199285549
eISBN:
9780191713965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285549.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book argues for the importance of Kant's theories of the epistemological, metaphysical, and practical foundations of the ‘exact sciences’ — relegated to the dustbin of the history of philosophy ... More


Mathematics for Humans

Robert Hanna

in Kant, Science, and Human Nature

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199285549
eISBN:
9780191713965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285549.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Kant's much-criticized views on mathematics in general and arithmetic in particular. It makes a case for the claim that Kant's theory of arithmetic is not subject to the most ... More


The Problem of Passive Observation

Marcel Boumans

in Science Outside the Laboratory: Measurement in Field Science and Economics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199388288
eISBN:
9780199388318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388288.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter discusses the epistemological scope of field science by exploring the econometric methodology of Trygve Haavelmo. The theories of social field phenomena are inexact; they do not provide ... More


The Force of the Virtual: Deleuze, Science, and Philosophy

Peter Gaffney (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665976
eISBN:
9781452946382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665976.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Gilles Deleuze once claimed that “modern science has not found its metaphysics, the metaphysics it needs.” This book responds to this need by investigating the consequences of the philosopher’s ... More


Kant’s Critical Turn

Danielle Macbeth

in Realizing Reason: A Narrative of Truth and Knowing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198704751
eISBN:
9780191774232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704751.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Whereas on the ancient Greek view concepts are constitutively sensory and object involving, on the modern conception make possible by Descartes’ new mathematical practice and made explicit in Kant, ... More


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