Individuation, Process, and Scientific Practices

Individuation, Process, and Scientific Practices➹ [Reading] ➻ Individuation, Process, and Scientific Practices By Otávio Bueno ➮ – Heartforum.co.uk What things count as individuals, and how do we individuate them It is a classic philosophical question often tackled from the perspective of analytic metaphysics This volume proposes that there is an What things count as individuals, and and Scientific Kindle Ó how do we individuate them It is a classic Individuation, Process, ePUB × philosophical question often tackled from the perspective of analytic metaphysics This volume proposes that there is Process, and Scientific ePUB ´ another channel by which to approach individuation from that of scientific practices From this perspective, the question then becomes How do scientists individuate things and, therefore, count them as individuals This volume collects the work of philosophers of science to engage with this central philosophical conundrum from a new angle, highlighting the crucial topic of experimental individuation and building upon recent, pioneering work in the philosophy of science An introductory chapter foregrounds the problem of individuation, arguing it should be considered prior to the topic of individuality The following chapters address individuation and individuality from a variety of perspectives, with prominent themes being the importance of experimentation, individuation as a process, and pluralism in individuation s criteria Contributions examine individuation in a wide range of sciences, including stem cell biology, particle physics, and community ecology Other chapters examine the metaphysics of individuation, its bearing on realism antirealism debates, and interrogate epistemic aspects of individuation in scientific practiceIn exploring individuation from the philosophy of biology, physics, and other scientific subjects, this volume ultimately argues for the possibility of several criteria of individuation, upending the tenets of traditional metaphysics It provides insights for philosophers of science, but also for scientists interested in the conceptual foundations of their work.

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    Individuation, Process, and Scientific Practices Kindle question then becomes How do scientists individuate things and, therefore, count them as individuals This volume collects the work of philosophers of science to engage with this central philosophical conundrum from a new angle, highlighting the crucial topic of experimental individuation and building upon recent, pioneering work in the philosophy of science An introductory chapter foregrounds the problem of individuation, arguing it should be considered prior to the topic of individuality The following chapters address individuation and individuality from a variety of perspectives, with prominent themes being the importance of experimentation, individuation as a process, and pluralism in individuation s criteria Contributions examine individuation in a wide range of sciences, including stem cell biology, particle physics, and community ecology Other chapters examine the metaphysics of individuation, its bearing on realism antirealism debates, and interrogate epistemic aspects of individuation in scientific practiceIn exploring individuation from the philosophy of biology, physics, and other scientific subjects, this volume ultimately argues for the possibility of several criteria of individuation, upending the tenets of traditional metaphysics It provides insights for philosophers of science, but also for scientists interested in the conceptual foundations of their work."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 328 pages
  • Individuation, Process, and Scientific Practices
  • Otávio Bueno
  • 06 July 2019
  • 0190636815

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