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Computational philosophy of science

by Paul Thagard

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Psychology.,
  • Artificial intelligence.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul Thagard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 .T479 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2392416M
    ISBN 100262200686
    LC Control Number87021892

    Computational models are designed to take advantage of cheap, fast computation. Philosophy of science: The models and results in this book raise a number of questions relevant to the philosophy of science, including the nature of scientific laws, theory choice, realism and instrumentalism, holism and reductionism, and Bayesian epistemology. The book also presents subdisciplines in the philosophy of science dealing with the main sciences: logic, mathematics, physics, biology, medicine, cognitive science, linguistics, social sciences Author: David Anzola.

    to “the computational turn,”“the computational revolution,” and “the electronic information Abraham Gibson is a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Biology and Society at Arizona State University. His research explores the history of biology, the ethics of engineering, and the social impact of data science. Computational methods have become the dominant technique in many areas of science. This book contains the first systematic philosophical account of these new methods and their consequences for scientific method. This book will be of interest to philosophers of science and to anyone interested in the role played by computers in modern science.

    24 Computational Models in Science and Philosophy The main alternative to coherentism in non-foundationalist epistemology is Bayesianism, which uses the tools of probability theory to analyze. Focus: Computational History and Philosophy of Science. Introduction. The History of Science and the Science of History: Computational Methods, Algorithms, and the Future of the Field. Abraham Gibson and Cindy Ermus. (3), pp. – Book Reviews. General. Petteri Pietikäinen.


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Thagard is one of the few academic philosophers of science who has demonstrated the requisite technical skills in computer systems analysis to make Cited by: Computational Philosophy of Science. Computational models have been used in philosophy of science in two very different respects: (a) as models of scientific theory, and (b) as models of the social interaction characteristic of collective scientific research.

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Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. The greatly expanded “Introduction” chapter set forth herein as BOOK I summarizes the fundamental principles of the contemporary pragmatist philosophy of science, and includes discussion of the recently emergent specialty called “computational philosophy of science”.

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A Bradford Book. About the Author: Paul R. Thagard is Professor of Philosophy, Psychology, and Computer Science, and Director of the Cognitive Science Program at the University of Waterloo.

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His book The Computational Mind is forthcoming from Routledge. Matteo Colombo is an Assistant Professor at the Tilburg Center for Logic, Ethics, and Philosophy of Science, Tilburg University, The Netherlands; and a Humboldt Research Fellow at the Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charité University Clinic Berlin, Germany.A defense of the computational explanation of cognition that relies on mechanistic philosophy of science and advocates for explanatory pluralism.

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Computational science is a recent addition to the stock of scientific methods. Many scientists and philosophers hold the view that it constitutes a third principal mode of scientific investigation that supplements the traditional methods of theory and experiment.