Brazilian Studies in Philosophy and History of Science: An account of recent works by Décio KrauseBrazilian Studies in Philosophy and History of Science: An account of recent works by Décio Krause

Brazilian Studies in Philosophy and History of Science: An account of recent works

byDécio KrauseEditorAntonio Videira

Paperback | April 21, 2013

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This volume,  The Brazilian Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science,  is the first attempt  to present to a general audience,  works from Brazil on this subject. The included papers are original, covering  a remarkable number of relevant topics of philosophy of science, logic and on the history of science. The Brazilian community has increased in the last years in quantity and in quality of the works, most of them being published in respectable international journals on the subject.  The chapters of this volume are forwarded by a general introduction, which aims to sketch not only the contents of the chapters, but it is conceived as a historical and conceptual guide to  the development of the field in Brazil.   The introduction intends to be useful to the reader, and not only to the specialist,  helping them to evaluate the increase in production of this country within the international context.
Title:Brazilian Studies in Philosophy and History of Science: An account of recent worksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:354 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.07 inPublished:April 21, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Preface - D. Krause & A. A. P. Videira - Introduction by Michel PatyNewton and Inverse Problems - André K. T. AssisThe metaphysics of non individuality - Décio KrauseEinstein, Gödel, and the mathematics of time - Francisco A. Dória & Manuel DóriaA contemporary view of population genetics in evolution, João Carlos M. Magalhães & Cedric GondroOn the Nature of Mathematical Knowledge, Jairo José da SilvaThe etiological approach to the concept of biological function, Karla ChediakEchoes from the past: the persisting shadow of classical determinism in contemporary health sciences, Kenneth Rochel de Camargo, Jr.Natural Kinds as Scientific Models, Luiz Henrique DutraRegeneration as a Difficulty for the Theory of Natural Selection: Morgan's Changing Attitudes, 1897-1932, Lilian Al-Chueyr Pereira MartinsSciences in Brazil: an overview from 1870 - 1920, Dantes, Maria Amélia, Figueirôa, Silvia & Lopes, Maria MargaretFunctional explanations in biology, ecology, and Earth system science: Contributions from philosophy of biology, Nei Freitas Nunes-Neto and Charbel Niño El-HaniContinuity and change: charting David Bohm's evolving ideas on quantum mechanics, Olival Freire JuniorThe Causal Strength of Scientific Advances, Osvaldo Pessoa Jr.Galileo and Modern Science, Pablo Rubén MaricondaHuman Evolution: Compatibilist Approaches, Paulo C. AbrantesIsaac Newton, Robert Hook, and the mistery of orbit, Penha Dias & Teresinha J. StuchiFreudian Psychoanalysis as a Model for Overcoming the Duality Between Natrual and Human Sciences, Richard Theisen SimankeHenri Becquerel and radioactivity: a critical revision, Roberto de Andrade MartinsOn Darwin, Knowledge and Mirroring, Renan Springer de FreitasThe qualitative analysis of differential equations and the development of dynamical systems theory, Tatiana RoqueContextualizing the Contexts od Discovery and Justification: How to do Science Studies in Brazil, Antonio A. P. Videira & André L. de O. Mendonça Quasi-Truth and Quantum Mechanics, Newton da Costa & Otavio Bueno