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Beyond the Hoax: Science, Philosophy and Culture

Alan Sokal - Science - 2010 - 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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Making Sense of Quantum Mechanics

Jean Bricmont - Science - 2016 - 331 pages
This book explains, in simple terms, with a minimum of mathematics, why things can appear to be in two places at the same time, why correlations between simultaneous events ...
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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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Time

Philip Turetzky - Philosophy - 1998 - 271 pages
TIME offers a comprehensive history of the philosophy of time, from the ancient Greeks through the 20th century. The book compares and contrasts the manner in which differing ...
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The Natural Background of Meaning

A. Denkel - Philosophy - 1999 - 250 pages
In The Natural Background to Meaning Denkel argues that meaning in language is an outcome of the evolutionary development of forms of animal communication, and explains this ...
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Holism in Philosophy of Mind and Philosophy of Physics

M. Esfeld - Philosophy - 2001 - 366 pages
The topic of this book is a comparison between holism in the philosophy and language and social holism on the one hand and holism about space-time and quantum systems on the ...
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Impetus and Equipoise in the Life-Strategies of Reason: Logos and Life

Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka - Philosophy - 2000 - 684 pages
Employing her original concept of the ontopoiesis of life, the author uncovers the intrinsic law of the primogenital logos - that which operates in the working of the ...
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