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Beyond the Hoax: Science, Philosophy and Culture

Alan Sokal - Philosophy - 2008 - 488 pages
In 1996, Alan Sokal, a Professor of Physics at New York University, wrote a paper for the cultural-studies journal Social Text, entitled 'Transgressing the Boundaries: Towards ...
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Hidden Worlds in Quantum Physics

Gerard Gouesbet, Jean Bricmont - Science - 2014 - 533 pages
With its emphasis on the history and philosophical foundations of physics, this book will interest lay readers as well as students and professionals. The distinguished author ...
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Chomsky Notebook

Noam Chomsky, Jean Bricmont, Julie Franck - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2013 - 351 pages
Noam Chomsky applies a rational, scientific approach to disciplines as diverse as linguistics, ethics, and politics. His best-known innovations involve a groundbreaking theory ...
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Humanitarian Imperialism: Using Human Rights to Sell War

Jean Bricmont - Political Science - 2006 - 176 pages
Since the end of the Cold War, the idea of human rights has been made into a justification for intervention by the world's leading economic and military powers—above all, the ...
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The Sokal Hoax: The Sham that Shook the Academy

Alan D. Sokal - Science - 2000 - 271 pages
Med udgangspunkt i fysikeren Alan D. Sokals videnskabelige nonsens-artikel i det amerikanske tidsskrift Social text (Spring/Summer 1996) er her samlet et udvalg af artikler fra ...
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After the Science Wars: Science and the Study of Science

Keith Ashman, Phillip Barringer - Philosophy - 2005 - 240 pages
The "War" in science is largely the discussion between those who believe that science is above criticism and those who do not. After the Science Wars is a collection of essays ...
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Deconstruction and the 'unfinished Project of Modernity'

Christopher Norris - Philosophy - 2000 - 240 pages
Deconstrution has been widely and damagingly misunderstood. In this provocative new book, Christopher Norris challenges the prevalent idea that deconstruction is merely a more ...
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Lacan and Science

Jason Glynos - Psychology - 2002 - 326 pages
The current volume represents an exciting collection of essays critically examining the relation between modern science and Lacanian psychoanalysis in approaching the question ...
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Economic Methodology: Understanding Economics as a Science

Marcel Boumans, John Davis - Business & Economics - 2010 - 230 pages
Like other sciences, the study of economics has been shaped by rigorous arguments and debates that continue to influence economists today. In this fascinating introduction ...
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Continental Philosophy of Science

Gary Gutting - Science - 2008 - 344 pages
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