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Philosophy of Science after Feminism

Janet A. Kourany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732623
eISBN:
9780199866403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732623.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The goal of Philosophy of Science after Feminism is not only a (descriptively and normatively) more adequate philosophy of science than what we have now, but also a more socially engaged and socially ... More


The Justification of Science and the Rationality of Religious Belief

Michael C. Banner

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240198
eISBN:
9780191680113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240198.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science

Believers and non-believers often take it for granted that traditional religious faith is, in principle, incapable of the sort of justification which might be given to a scientific theory. Yet how ... More


Dissolving Rationality

Philip Kitcher

in The Advancement of Science: Science Without Legend, Objectivity Without Illusions

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195096538
eISBN:
9780199833351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195096533.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The approach to progress allows an apparently simple analysis of scientific rationality: a transition in practice is rational just in case it is generated by some procedure that would be expected to ... More


The Prospects for Philosophy of Science in the Twenty-First Century

Janet A. Kourany

in Philosophy of Science after Feminism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732623
eISBN:
9780199866403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732623.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter takes up the fundamental questions that remain regarding the political approach’s ideal of socially responsible science. In particular, how can the ideal of socially responsible science ... More


Grasping the Logic of Practice: Theorizing through Practical Rationality Jörgen Sandberg and Haridimos Tsoukas

Haridimos Tsoukas

in Philosophical Organization Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198794547
eISBN:
9780191836015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794547.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

There is an increasing concern that organizational theories are not relevant to practice. This chapter contends that the overall problem is that most organizational theories are unable to capture the ... More


Collected Works, Volume I: Scientific Rationality, the Human Condition, and 20th Century Cosmologies

Adolf Grünbaum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989928
eISBN:
9780199346356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989928.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This volume is a collection of Adolf Grünbaum’s most discussed essays on Scientific Rationality. It covers the problem of what it takes for a theory to be called scientific and asks whether it is ... More


Two Traditions in the Social Theory of Knowledge

in Unhastening Science: Autonomy and Reflexivity in the Social theory of Knowledge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236382
eISBN:
9781846314322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236382.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on some radical strands in social epistemology that have recently advanced new agnostic and relativistic ways of analysing scientific rationality. Over the past decades, a ... More


Is Falsifiability the Touchstone of Scientific Rationality? Karl Popper Versus Inductivism

Adolf Grünbaum

in Collected Works, Volume I: Scientific Rationality, the Human Condition, and 20th Century Cosmologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989928
eISBN:
9780199346356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989928.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Chapter challenges Popper’s claim that ‘testability is falsifiability.’ In particular, it contests Popper’s historiography of inductivism and shows in detail that his taking psychoanalytic theory as ... More


Novelty and Reality

Johannes Lenhard

in Calculated Surprises: A Philosophy of Computer Simulation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190873288
eISBN:
9780190873318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873288.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This last chapter summarizes the findings presented in earlier chapters, and the major part of the chapter presents an outlook on critical challenges for a philosophy of simulation. One of these ... More


Nehru, Religion, and the Humanities

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Pluralism and Democracy in India: Debating the Hindu Right

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195394825
eISBN:
9780199380947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394825.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter analyzes the ideas of Jawaharlal Nehru, the primary architect of the institutions of modern India and a great democratic leader. It considers Nehru’s failure to understand the importance ... More


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