Hermeneutic Philosophy of Science, Van Gogh's Eyes, and God: Essays in Honor of Patrick A. Heelan, S.J. by Babette BabichHermeneutic Philosophy of Science, Van Gogh's Eyes, and God: Essays in Honor of Patrick A. Heelan, S.J. by Babette Babich

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This richly textured book bridges analytic and hermeneutic and phenomenological philosophy of science. It features unique resources for students of the philosophy and history of quantum mechanics and the Copenhagen Interpretation, cognitive theory and the psychology of perception, the history and philosophy of art, and the pragmatic and historical relationships between religion and science.
Title:Hermeneutic Philosophy of Science, Van Gogh's Eyes, and God: Essays in Honor of Patrick A. Heelan…Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.04 inPublished:December 8, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Acknowledgments. Preface: `Patrick Heelan'; J. Ladrière, M. Jager. Introduction. The Fortunes of Incommensurability: Thought-Styles, Paradigms, and Patrick A. Heelan's Hermeneutic of Science; B.E. Babich. Hermeneutics and the Philosophy of Science. Section Summaries. The Hermeneutics of the Natural Sciences; S. Toulmin. Experimental Life: Heelan on Quantum Mechanics; R.P. Crease. The Hermeneutic Context of Constitution; D. Ginev. The `Copenhagen Interpretation' of Quantum Mechanics and Phenomenology; R. Fjelland. Sokal's Hermeneutic Hoax: Physics and the New Inquisition; B.E. Babich. Wittgenstein, Hertz, and Hermeneutics; A. Janik. On the Interpretive Nature of Hertz's Mechanics; J. Kockelmans. Comte and the Possibility of a Hermeneutics of Science; R.C. Scharff. Was heißt das - die Bewandtnis?: Retranslating the Categories of Heidegger's Hermeneutics of the Technical; T. Kisiel. The Hermeneutics of Texts; T. Seebohm. Husserlian Hermeneutics: Mathematics and Theoria; R. Cobb-Stevens. Abstracting Aristotle's Philosophy of Mathematics; J. Cleary. Piaget and Husserl: On Theory and Praxis in Science; W. Mays. Human Agency and the Social Sciences: From Contextual Phenomenology to Genealogy; T. O'Connor. Toward a Phenomenological Philosophy of Nature; J.J. Compton. No Man is an Island; J. Ziman. Science as the Work of a Community; R. Harré. Truth in Art, Visual Spaces and the Pragmatic Phenomenology of Perception. Section Summaries. Patrick Heelan's Interpretation of van Gogh's `Bedroom at Arles'; J. Margolis. Patrick Heelan's Innocent Eye; S. Crowell. Merleau-Ponty's Reading of Heidegger; J. Taminiaux. Heidegger's Truth of Art and the Question of Aesthetics; B.E. Babich. Phenomenology and 20th Century Artistic Revolutions; D.C. Barrett, S.J. Virtue and Virtual Reality in John Trumbull's Pantheon; I.B. Jaffe. Getting at the Rapture of Seeing: Ellsworth Kelly and Visual Experience; L.J. O'Donovan, S.J. Grammar(s) of Perception; B. Saunders. Cognitive Neuroscience of Social Sensibility; J. Schulkin. Phenomenology and Pragmatism; R.C. Neville. God: Religion and Science. Section Summaries. Psychoanalytic Praxis and the Truth of Pain; W.J. Richardson, S.J. Poetics of a Possible God &endash; Faith or Philosophy; R. Kearney. James on Bootstraps, Evolution, and Life; T. Nickles, G. McCollum-Nickles. In-Between Science and Religion; D. Balestra. Thinking the Philosophy of Religion; G. Barden. Van Gogh's Eyes; T.J.J. Altizer. A Catholic Stance Toward Scientific Inquiry for the 21st Century; S. Fuller. The Dialogism of Meaning, The Discursive Embeddedness of Knowledge, The Colloquy of Being; H. Byrnes. The Creative Imagination; W.N. Clarke, S.J. A Priestly View of Bible Arithmetic: Deity's Regulative Aesthetic Activity within Davidic Musicology; E.G. McClain. Afterword; P.A. Heelan, S.J. Bibliography: Patrick A. Heelan. Notes on Contributors. Index.