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Peirce on Normative Science

Vincent G. Potter

in Peirce's Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823216154
eISBN:
9780823284832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823216154.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter investigates Charles Sanders Peirce's interest in the normative sciences. Although logic received most of Peirce's attention throughout his long career, he was always interested in ... More


Speaking Truth to Power: Uncovering Flawed Methods, Protecting Lives and Welfare

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in Tainted: How Philosophy of Science Can Expose Bad Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199396412
eISBN:
9780199396436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396412.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter explains what science is and what philosophy of science is. It also shows why practical philosophy of science—evaluating science logically, methodologically, and scientifically—is ... More


What is the Theory of Evolution Good For?

John Dupré

in Darwin’s Legacy: What Evolution Means Today

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199284214
eISBN:
9780191700286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284214.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Even though evolutionary theory provides insights into the history of life, details of specific phenomena are often greatly overstated and this is what this chapter examines as it discusses the ... More


Where We Go from Here: Making Philosophy of Science Practical

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in Tainted: How Philosophy of Science Can Expose Bad Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199396412
eISBN:
9780199396436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396412.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The chapter summarizes the book’s conclusions that practical philosophy of science can help correct both questionable scientific methods and thus questionable science-related policies. It argues that ... More


For Formal Organization: The Past in the Present and Future of Organization Theory

Paul du Gay and Signe Vikkelsø

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198705123
eISBN:
9780191774225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705123.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This book focuses on the state of organization theory, its purpose, object, and practical relevance. In recent years, disquiet has mounted within the field of organizational analysis, broadly ... More


Introduction

Paul du Gay and Signe Vikkelsø

in For Formal Organization: The Past in the Present and Future of Organization Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198705123
eISBN:
9780191774225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705123.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The Introduction sets out the broad argument, scope, and content of the book and establishes some important working definitions of key concepts that will appear throughout the text, most notably: ... More


Conclusion: Comportment and Character in Formal Organization and Its Analysis

Paul du Gay and Signe Vikkelsø

in For Formal Organization: The Past in the Present and Future of Organization Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198705123
eISBN:
9780191774225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705123.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The concluding chapter, summarizes the key argument of this book, which has been that OT has dispensed or lost touch with the ‘classical stance’, has increasingly adopted a ‘metaphysical stance’, ... More


Studying “God's Contrivances”

in Regimens of the Mind: Boyle, Locke, and the Early Modern Cultura Animi Tradition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226116396
eISBN:
9780226116419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116419.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines the works and views of Robert Boyle and John Locke on the study of the entirety of “God's works” and of Scripture. It explains that Boyle devoted a section to the advantages of ... More


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