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Between Philosophy and History
Language: en
Pages: 342
Authors: Haskell Fain
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-08 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

This work provides a welcome antidote to some of the distortions and biases which the two dominant schools of Anglo-American philosophical thinking, logical positivism and ordinary language analysis have introduced into the philosophy of history in the past three or four decades. In particular, it challenges two powerful stereotypes: that
Between Hume's Philosophy and History
Language: en
Pages: 157
Authors: Spencer K. Wertz
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: University Press of America

This book explores the historical dimension of David Hume's philosophy, a feature that Spencer Wertz calls 'historical empiricism.' According to Wertz, Hume sought to understand the present in terms of the past in a way that anticipates the historical constructionism of R.G. Collingwood and Herbert Butterfield. Hume's method is to
Science Teaching
Language: en
Pages: 287
Authors: Michael R. Matthews
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Psychology Press

The author argues that science teaching can be improved if the science curriculum includes the historical and philosophical dimensions of topics. He outlines the history of contextual approaches and explores curriculum developments that address questions about the nature of science.
Integrating History and Philosophy of Science
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Seymour Mauskopf, Tad Schmaltz
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Though the publication of Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions seemed to herald the advent of a unified study of the history and philosophy of science, it is a hard fact that history of science and philosophy of science have increasingly grown apart. Recently, however, there has been a series of
Eppur si muove: Doing History and Philosophy of Science with Peter Machamer
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Marcus P. Adams, Zvi Biener, Uljana Feest, Jacqueline A. Sullivan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-23 - Publisher: Springer

This volume is a collection of original essays focusing on a wide range of topics in the History and Philosophy of Science. It is a festschrift for Peter Machamer, which includes contributions from scholars who, at one time or another, were his students. The essays bring together analyses of issues