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Call number: | 9783319426051:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Pseudoscience and Science Fiction |
Author(s): |
Andrew May |
Date: | 2017 |
Size: | 1 online resource (X, 181 p. 45 illus., 28 illus. in color p.) |
Contents: | Introduction -- Charles Fort and the Forteans -- Anomalous Phenomena -- High-Tech Paranoia -- Flying Saucers -- Mind Power -- Space Drives and Anti-Gravity -- Technology of the Ancients -- Conspiracy Theories |
ISBN: | 9783319426051 |
Series: | eBooks |
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Series: | Springer 2017 package |
Keywords: | Popular works , Fiction , Philosophy of nature , Astronomy , Physics , Popular Science , Popular Science in Physics , Popular Science in Astronomy , Fiction , Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, multidisciplinary , Philosophy of Nature |
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Title: | Maths Meets Myths: Quantitative Approaches to Ancient Narratives |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2017 |
Size: | 1 online resource (X, 228 p. 64 illus., 47 illus. in color p.) |
Contents: | Preface -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Cognitive and Network Constraints in Real Life and Literature -- A Networks Approach to Mythological Epics -- Medieval Historical, Hagiographical and Biographical Networks -- Peopling of the New |
World from data on distributions of folklore motifs -- Phylogenetics Meets Folklore: Bioinformatic Approaches to the Study of International Folktales -- Analyses of a VirtualWorld -- Ghostscope: Conceptual Mapping of Supernatural | |
Phenomena in a Large Folklore Corpus -- Complex Networks of Words in Fables -- Analysing and Restoring the Chronology of the Irish Annals -- Mapping Literate Networks in Early Medieval Ireland Quantitative Realities, Social | |
Mythologies? -- How quantitative methods can shed light on a problem of comparative mythology: The myth of the struggle for supremacy between two groups of deities reconsidered | |
ISBN: | 9783319394459 |
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Keywords: | Physics , History , Medieval philosophy , Historical linguistics , Social sciences , Physics , Applications of Graph Theory and Complex Networks , History, general , Methodology of the Social Sciences , Historical Linguistics , Medieval Philosophy |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2016-9783319394213:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Survival under Uncertainty An Introduction to Probability Models of Social Structure and Evolution |
Author(s): |
Dimitri Volchenkov |
Date: | 2016 |
Size: | 1 online resource (44 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-319-39421-3 |
Contents: | Introduction -- Subsistence in Uncertainty -- Time and Institutions -- Inequality and the Laws of supply and demand -- Decision making under uncertainty -- Capitalization of uncertainty: stochastic theory of advantage -- Doubly |
stochastic branching process as a model of natural selection -- Human history as a stochastic process -- The stochastic model of social conformity and political instability -- Random walks over political regimes : History seems to | |
never end -- Urbanization failure and a fission chain reaction of states | |
ISBN: | 9783319394213 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Philosophy and social sciences , Sociophysics , Econophysics , Science , Complexity, Computational , Social structure , Social inequality , Physics , Socio- and Econophysics, Population and Evolutionary Models , Social Structure, Social Inequality , Philosophy of the Social Sciences , Societal Aspects of Physics , Complexity |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2016-9783319285825:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Mathematical Cultures The London Meetings 2012-2014 |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2016 |
Size: | 1 online resource (24 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-319-28582-5 |
Contents: | Introduction -- Understanding the cultural construction of school mathematics -- Envisioning Transformations – The Practice of Topology -- Creative Discomfort: The Culture of the Gelfand Seminar at Moscow University -- Mathematical Culture and Mat hematics Education in Hungary in the XXth Century -- On the Emergence of a New Mathematical Object: an Ethnography of a Duality Transform -- What are we like… -- Mathematics as a social differentiating factor: men of letters, politicians and engineers i n Brazil through the Nineteenth Century -- “The End of Proof”? The integration of different mathematical cultures as experimental mathematics comes of age -- Diversity in Proof Appraisal -- What would the mathematics curriculum look like if instead of concepts and techniques, values were the focus? -- Mathematics and Values -- Purity as a Value in the German-speaking area -- Values in Caring for Proof -- An empirical approach to the mathematical values of problem choice and argumentation -- The |
Notion of Fit as a Mathematical Value -- Mathematical Pull -- Mathematics and First Nations in Western Canada: from cultural destruction to a re-awakening of mathematical reflections -- Remunerative Combinatorics: Mathematicians and their Sponsors i n the Mid-Twentieth Century -- Calling a Spade a Spade: Mathematics in the New Pattern of Division of Labour -- Mathematics and mathematical cultures in fiction: the case of Catherine Shaw -- Morality and Mathematics -- The Great Gibberish - Mathematics i n Western Popular Culture -- Is Mathematics an issue of general education? | |
ISBN: | 9783319285825 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Philosophy and science , History , Mathematics , Mathematics , History of Mathematical Sciences , Mathematics Education , Philosophy of Science |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2014-9784431549741:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Applied Data-Centric Social Sciences [electronic resource] : Concepts, Data, Computation, and Theory |
Author(s): |
Aki-Hiro Sato |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | Tokyo : Springer Japan : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | Applied data-centric social sciences aim to develop both methodology and practical applications of various fields of social sciences and businesses with rich data. Specifically, in the social sciences, a vast amount of data onhuman activities may be useful for understanding collective human nature. In this book, the author introduces several mathematical techniques for handling a huge volume of data and analysing collective human behaviour. The book isconstructed from data-oriented investigation, wit h mathematical methods and expressions used for dealing with data for several specific problems. The fundamental philosophy underlying the book is that both mathematical and physicalconcepts are determined by the purposes of data analysis. This philosophy is shown throughout exemplar studies of several fields in socio-economic systems. From a data-centric point of view, the author proposes a concept that maychange peoples minds and cause them to start thinking from the basis of data. Several goals underli e the chapters of the book. The first is to describe mathematical and statistical methods for data analysis, and toward that end theauthor delineates methods with actual data in each chapter. The second is to find a cyber-physical link between data and da ta-generating mechanisms, as data are always provided by some kind of data-generating process in the real world.The third goal is to provide an impetus for the concepts and methodology set forth in this book to be applied to socio-economic systems |
Contents: | Introduction |
Introduction | |
Framework | |
Methodology | |
Mathematical expressions | |
Data in computers | |
Exemplar studies | |
Risk assessment of extreme events | |
Segmentation study of foreign exchange market | |
Hotel booking data | |
Tendency of international air travels | |
Energy consumption | |
Future work | |
Future research in applied data | |
centric social sciences | |
ISBN: | 9784431549741 |
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Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Statistics , Economics Statistics |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2014-9783319005720:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Leonid Isaakovich Mandelstam [electronic resource] : Research, Teaching, Life |
Author(s): |
Alexander Pechenkin |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | This biography of the famous Soviet physicist Leonid Isaakovich Mandelstam (1889-1944), who became a Professor at Moscow State University in 1925, describes his contributions to both physics and technology, as well as discussingthe scientific communi ty which formed around him, usually called the Mandelstam school. Mandelstams life story is thereby placed in its proper cultural context. The following more general issues are taken under consideration: theimpact of German scientific culture on Russian s cience the problems and fates of Russian intellectuals during the revolutionary and post-revolutionary years the formation of the Soviet Academy of Sciences and transformation of thesystem of higher education in the USSR during the 1920's and 1930's.The a uthor shows that Mandelstams fundamental writings and his lectures notes allow to reconstruct his philosophy of science and his approach to the social andethical functions of science and science education. That reconstruction is enhanced through extensive use of hitherto unpublished archival material as well as the transcripts of personal interviews conducted by the author |
Contents: | Foreword by E.P.Velikhov |
Introduction | |
Youth and Strasbourg years | |
The Strasbourg years: radio engineering | |
The Strasbourg years: optics | |
The years of traveling (1914 | |
1925) | |
Moscow State University (1925 | |
1935) | |
Research in optics (Odessa Moscow) | |
The Mandelstam school: the early steps and results | |
The Mandelstams school: the theory of non | |
linear oscillations | |
Moscow State University and the Academy of Sciences | |
Borovoe and the last year in Moscow | |
The Mandelstam operationalism | |
The Mandelstam interpretation of quantum mechanics 1930 | |
1940 | |
ISBN: | 9783319005720 |
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Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Science Study and teaching , Quantum theory , Life sciences |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2012-9789400755482:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Complexity in Chemistry and Beyond: Interplay Theory and Experiment [electronic resource] : New and Old Aspects of Complexity in Modern Research |
Author(s): |
Craig Hill Djamaladdin G Musaev |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Complexity occurs in biological and synthetic systems alike. This general phenomenon has been addressed in recent publications by investigators in disciplines ranging from chemistry and biology to psychology and philosophy.Studies of complexity for m olecular scientists have focussed on breaking symmetry, dissipative processes, and emergence. Investigators in the social and medical sciences have focused on neurophenomenology, cognitive approaches andself-consciousness. Complexity in both structure and function is inherent in many scientific disciplines of current significance and also in technologies of current importance that are rapidly evolving to address global societalneeds. Several of these multifaceted scientific disciplines are addressed in th is book including complexity from the general and philosophical perspective, magnetic phenomena, control of self assembly and function in largemulticomponent clusters, application of theory to probe structure and mechanism in highly complex molecular spec ies, and the design of multifunctional nanoscale molecules of value in decontamination and solar fuels research. Eachchapter is both a review and addresses some ongoing challenges, thus each should provide a good preparation for further work in these high ly active areas of research endeavour. |
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Contents: | Challenges of Complexity in Chemistry and Beyond K. Mainzer |
Emergence, breaking symmetry and neurophenomenology as pillars of chemical tenets A. Dei | |
Complexity in Molecular Magnetism D. Gatteschi | |
Rational Design of Single | |
Molecule Magnets T.Glaser | |
Emergence in Inorganic Polyoxometalate Cluster Systems: From Dissipative Dynamics to Artificial Life L. Cronin | |
.The Amazingly Complex Behaviour of Molybdenum Blue Solutions E. Diemann and A. Mller | |
Encapsulated Water Molecules in Polyoxometalates. Insights from Molecular Dynamics P. Mir and C. Bo | |
Organometallic Dendrimers: De | |
ISBN: | 9789400755482 |
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Series: | NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics, 1874-6500 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Chemistry , Chemistry, inorganic |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2012-9781461430940:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Social Foundations of Human Space Exploration [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
James A Dator |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Boston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Social Foundations of Human Space Explorationpresents a uniquely human perspective on the quest to explore space and to understand the universe through the lens of the arts, humanities, and social sciences. It considers earlystories about the univers e in various cultures recent space fiction the origins and cultural rationale for the space age experiences of humans in space and their emerging interactions with robots and artificial intelligence howhumans should treat environments and alien life and t he alternative futures of space exploration and settlement |
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Contents: | Early Visions of Not |
Earth and Space Fiction | |
Origins of the Space Age | |
Cultural Rationale for Space | |
Humans in Space | |
Humans and Posthumans | |
Do Rocks Have Rights? | |
Never Again! | |
Space Futures | |
Top Ten Things to Know about Space and Society | |
Key Words List | |
ISBN: | 9781461430940 |
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Series: | SpringerBriefs in Space Development, 2191-8171 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Philosophy (General) , Technology Philosophy , Astronautics |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2009-9783540688327:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Historical Encyclopedia of Natural and Mathematical Sciences [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Ari Ben-Menahem |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This milestone extensive work combines the essentials of history biography, chronology, political and economic background with the observations, theories, principles, laws and equations that constitute the specifics ofscience. The 5800-page Encyclo pedia arises from the conviction that the optimal perspective on science is through the lens of history, setting aside traditional divisions of discipline and specialty, and rising above geopoliticalboundaries. Reaching from 4,200 BCE to the 21st century CE, the Encyclopedia relates (as the author himself puts it) not only who did it and when it was done but also precisely what was done. The author, Ari Ben-Menahem, surveys100 generations of great thinkers, offering 2070 detailed biographies of scientists , engineers, explorers and inventors, who left their mark on the history of science and technology. The span of coverage is all-encompassing:mathematics, philosophy, logic, physical and environmental sciences (including physics, chemistry, astronomy, eart h and space sciences and cosmology), life sciences (biology, medicine, physiology, botany, zoology and biochemistry),associated engineering disciplines, and the social sciences (among them economics, psychology, sociology, anthropology, linguistics and mo re). The six-volume Encyclopedia also includes 380 articles summarizing the time-line of ideas inthe leading fields of science, technology, mathematics and philosophy, plus useful tables, figures and photos, and 20 Science Progress Reports detailing scien tific setbacks. Interspersed throughout are quotations, gathered fromthe wit and wisdom of sages, savants and scholars throughout the ages from antiquity to modern times |
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ISBN: | 9783540688327 |
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Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Geography , Life sciences , Environmental sciences , Humanities |
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Title: | Model Based Inference in the Life Sciences: A Primer on Evidence [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
David R Anderson |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | The abstract concept of information can be quantified and this has led to many important advances in the analysis of data in the empirical sciences. This text focuses on a science philosophy based on multiple workinghypotheses and statistical models to represent them. The fundamental science question relates to the empirical evidence for hypotheses in this seta formal strength of evidence. Kullback-Leibler information is the information lostwhen a model is used to approximate full reality. Hirotugu A kaike found a link between K-L information (a cornerstone of information theory) and the maximized log-likelihood (a cornerstone of mathematical statistics). This combinationhas become the basis for a new paradigm in model based inference. The text advoca tes formal inference from all the hypotheses/models in the a priori setmultimodel inference. This compelling approach allows a simple ranking of thescience hypothesis and their models. Simple methods are introduced for computing the likelihood of model i, given the data the probability of model i, given the data and evidence ratios. These quantities represent a formal strengthof evidence and are easy to compute and understand, given the estimated model parameters and associated quantities (e.g., residual sum of squares, maximized log-likelihood, and covariance matrices). Additional forms of multimodelinference include model averaging, unconditional variances, and ways to rank the relative importance of predictor variables. This textbook is written for peo ple new to the information-theoretic approaches to statistical inference,whether graduate students, post-docs, or professionals in various universities, agencies or institutes. Readers are expected to have a background in general statistical principles, r egression analysis, and some exposure to likelihoodmethods. This is not an elementary text as it assumes reasonable competence in modeling and parameter estimation. DAVID R. ANDERSON retired |
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Contents: | Introduction |
science hypotheses and science philosophy | |
Data and models | |
Information theory and entropy | |
Quantifying the evidence about science hypotheses | |
Multimodel inference | |
Advanced topics | |
Summary | |
ISBN: | 9780387740751 |
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Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Statistics , Epidemiology , Ecology , Evolution (Biology) , Social sciences Methodology |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2005-9783540269687:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The Brauer-Hasse-Noether Theorem in Historical Perspective [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Peter Roquette |
Date: | 2005 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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ISBN: | 9783540269687 |
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Series: | Schriften der Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften : v15 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Social sciences Philosophy , Algebra , Global analysis (Mathematics) , Mathematics_$xHistory |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2003-9783034880930:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Mathematics and War |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2003 |
Size: | 1 online resource (420 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-0348-8093-0 |
Contents: | I Perspectives from Mathematics -- Military Work in Mathematics 1914-1945: An Attempt at an International Perspective -- The Brains behind the Enigma Code Breaking before the Second World War -- On the Defence Work of A.N. Kolmogorov |
during World War II -- Improbable Warriors: Mathematicians Grace Hopper and Mina Rees in World War II -- New Mathematical Disciplines and Research in the Wake of World War II -- Mathematics and War in Japan -- Discovery of the Maximum | |
Principle in Optimal Control -- Mickey Flies the Stealth -- II Perspectives from the Military -- War Cannot Be Calculated -- Warfare Can Be Calculated -- Duels of Systems and Forces -- On Facts and Fiction of “Information Warfare” -- | |
More or Less Exposed Non-combatants and Civilian Objects under the Conditions of “Modern Warfare” -- III Ethical Issues -- Nids Bohr’s Political Crusade during World War II -- The Military Use of Alan Turing -- The Mathematician K. | |
Ogura and the “Greater East Asia War” -- Working within the System -- Ethics and Military Research -- IV Enlightenment Perspectives -- Mathematical Thinking and International Law -- Calculated Security? Mathematical Modelling of | |
Conflict and Cooperation -- List of Contributors | |
ISBN: | 9783034880930 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Philosophy , History , Social sciences , Mathematics , History of Mathematical Sciences , Philosophy, general , Mathematics, general , Social Sciences, general |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2001-9783034882897:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Rockefeller and the Internationalization of Mathematics Between the Two World Wars Document and Studies for the Social History of Mathematics in the 20th Century |
Author(s): |
Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze |
Date: | 2001 |
Size: | 1 online resource (341 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-0348-8289-7 |
Contents: | I Introduction: The “Internationalization” of Mathematics and the Interests Therein of Scientists and Philanthropists -- II The Political and Economic Conditions for International Scientific Collaboration After World War I and the |
Situation in Mathematics -- III General Ideological and Political Positions Underlying the IEB’s Activities -- IV The Practice of the Fellowship Programs of IEB (1923-1928) and RF (After 1928), and the Particular Situation of | |
Mathematics -- V The Institute Projects in Europe 1926-1928: Göttingen, Paris, a Project Turned Down in Djursholm, and an Excursus on the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton -- VI The Emergency Program of the RF After 1933 and | |
Changing Attitudes of the RF Vis-À-Vis Mathematics Before the War: Mathematics Caught Between New Scientific Orientations and Catastrophic Political Developments -- VII Epilogue -- Notes -- Appendices -- 1. Proposal by the Physicists | |
of Göttingen for Support From the IEB 1924 -- 2. A Memo by English Mathematician G.H.Hardy Asking for Support for a New Journal 1924 -- 3. Nikolaj Lusin’s Application for a IEB Fellowship, March 27, 1926 -- 4. Paul Montel (1944) on the | |
Origin of Plans for the Institut Henri Poincare in May 1926 -- 5. A Memorandum by Augustus Trowbridge (lEB) on a Meeting With ?mile Borel Concerning Plans for the Foundation of an Institute for Mathematics and Mathematical Physics in | |
Paris (May 1926) -- 6. Report by A. Trowbridge on His trip to Göttingen July 2 Through July 4, 1926 -- 7. G.D. Birkhoffs Report to the IEB of September 1926 Concerning His Trip to Europe -- 8. Richard Courant’s Assessment of American | |
Mathematics as of 1927 -- 9. IEB-Fellow Heinz Hopf 1928 on the Exemplary Sports Facilities at American Universities | |
ISBN: | 9783034882897 |
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Series: | Science Networks. Historical Studies : 25 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , History , Philosophy and science , Mathematics , History of Mathematical Sciences , History of Science , Philosophy of Science |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1999-9789401592048:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Foundations of Rational Agency |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1999 |
Size: | 1 online resource (302 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-015-9204-8 |
Contents: | Foundations of Rational Agency -- Rationality and Intelligence -- What Sort of Architecture is Required for a Human-like Agent? -- Planning Agents -- Toward Rational Interactions in Multiagent Domains -- Know-How -- An Integrated |
Modal Approach to Rational Agents -- Speech Acts for Dialogue Agents -- Communication among Rational Agents -- The Evolution of SharedPlans -- A Survey of Agent-Oriented Programming -- A Situation Calculus Approach to Modeling and | |
Programming Agents | |
ISBN: | 9789401592048 |
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Series: | Applied Logic Series: 14 |
Keywords: | Philosophy , Logic , Language and languages , Artificial intelligence , Game theory , Philosophy , Logic , Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) , Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences , Philosophy of Language |
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Title: | The Is-Ought Problem An Investigation in Philosophical Logic |
Author(s): |
Gerhard Schurz |
Date: | 1997 |
Size: | 1 online resource (332 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-017-3375-5 |
Contents: | 1. Philosophical Background and Program of the Study -- 2. The Logical Background: A.D.1-Logics -- 3. The Logical Explication of Hume’s Thesis -- 4. The General Hume Thesis GH -- 5. The Special Hume Thesis SH -- 6. Weakened Versions |
of Hume’s Thesis in A.D.I-Logics with Bridge Principles -- 7. A.D.1-Logics with Weak Alethic Fragments: ? as a Subjective Propositional Attitude -- 8. Generalizations -- 9. Some Applications to Ethical Arguments -- 10. The Problems of | |
Identity and Existence -- 11. Are There Analytic Bridge Principles? A Philosophical Investigation -- 12. Are Synthetic Bridge Principles Scientifically Justifiable? -- A.1 Interchange of substitution for predicates and for individual | |
variables -- A.2 Transitivity of predicate substitutions -- A.5 Preservation of frame-validity under ?-substitution -- A.6 Advancing ?-, a- and d-rule -- A.7 Model-completeness for a.d.l-logics -- A.8 Singleton frames for a.d.1-logics | |
which are not propositionally representable -- A.9 Canonical a.0-logics with incomplete 1-counterparts -- A.10 Canonicity transfer from a.0- to a.1-logics -- A.11 Canonicity transfer from monomodal to combined bimodal 1-logics -- A.12 | |
Halldéncompleteness and the Bolzano-criterion -- A.13 Correspondence and canonicity for (N1-5) -- A.14 Domains of j.1.-models -- A.16 Characterization of a.d.(G)2-logics -- A.17 Admissibility of (?GR) -- Table of Definitions, Lemmata, | |
Propositions, Theorems, Corollaries, Facts, Figures and Problems -- Notes | |
ISBN: | 9789401733755 |
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Series: | Trends in Logic, Studia Logica Library: 1 |
Keywords: | Philosophy , Logic , Philosophy and science , Philosophy and social sciences , Philosophy , Logic , Philosophy of the Social Sciences , Philosophy of Science |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1997-9780817647810:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Indiscrete Thoughts |
Author(s): |
Gian-Carlo Rota |
Date: | 1997 |
Size: | 1 online resource (280 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-0-8176-4781-0 |
Contents: | Persons and Places -- Fine Hall in its Golden Age -- Light Shadows -- Combinatorics, Representation Theory and Invariant Theory -- The Barrier of Meaning -- Stan Ulam -- The Lost Café -- Philosophy -- The Pernicious Influence of |
Mathematics Upon Philosophy -- Philosophy and Computer Science -- The Phenomenology of Mathematical Truth -- The Phenomenology of Mathematical Beauty -- The Phenomenology of Mathematical Proof -- Syntax, Semantics, and the Problem of | |
the Identity of Mathematical Items -- The Barber of Seville, or The Useless Precaution -- Kant and Husserl -- Fundierung as a Logical Concept -- The Primacy of Identity -- Three Senses of “A is B” in Heidegger -- Indiscrete Thoughts -- | |
Ten Lessons I wish I Had Been Taught -- Ten Lessons for the Survival of a Mathematics Department -- A Mathematician’s Gossip -- Book Reviews | |
ISBN: | 9780817647810 |
Series: | eBooks |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Game theory , History , Mathematical logic , Mathematics , History of Mathematical Sciences , Mathematical Logic and Foundations , Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences , Applications of Mathematics , Mathematics, general |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1996-9789401586320:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Fallacies Arising from Ambiguity |
Author(s): |
Douglas Walton |
Date: | 1996 |
Size: | 1 online resource (293 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-015-8632-0 |
Contents: | 1 Ambiguity and Fallacies -- 2 Equivocation -- 3 Amphiboly -- 4 Accent -- 5 Figure of Speech -- 6 Innuendo -- 7 Bias -- 8 a Pragmatic Synthesis |
ISBN: | 9789401586320 |
Series: | eBooks |
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Series: | Applied Logic Series: 1 |
Keywords: | Philosophy , Logic , Language and languages , Social sciences , Philosophy , Logic , Philosophy of Language , Social Sciences, general |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1992-9781475721614:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Global Climate Change Linking Energy, Environment, Economy and Equity |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1992 |
Size: | 1 online resource (242 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4757-2161-4 |
Contents: | Opening Remarks -- Opening Remarks -- Challenges in the Face of Uncertainty -- Challenges in the Face of Uncertainty -- A Sustainable Energy Future — Technological Options for Change -- Steps to Reduce U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions: |
Technical Options and the Policies to Implement Them -- Energy Efficiency, Human Activities and Climate Change -- The Costs of Reducing U.S. CO2 Emissions: Further Sensitivity Analyses -- Integrating Energy, Economy, and Environmental | |
Concerns -- “No Regrets” Tax Reform -- Multiple benefit Environmental Policies -- Energy and Environmental Policy: The Role of Markets -- Local/Regional Policies—Acting Globally by Thinking Locally -- Implications for Decision Making | |
-- Implications for Decision Making: Government Perspectives -- Implications for Decision Making: The Electric Utilities’ Perspective -- Implications for Decision Making: Auto Industry Perspectives -- Implications for Decision Making: | |
Industrial Sector Perspectives -- Implications for Decision Making: Sectoral Perspectives -- The Importance of Population Growth in Future Commercial Energy Consumption -- The Public as a Decision Maker -- Strategies for International | |
Negotiations -- Status of Framework Convention Talks -- Equity in International Agreements -- The Ethics of Living in a Global Greenhouse -- Corporate and Personal Responsibility -- Intergenerational Equity -- Examining the Linkages — | |
Which Policies Will Work? -- Energy Policy: Insurance against the Unknown -- Designing a Carbon Tax Strategy -- “Virtual Climate” and Climate Change Assessment: Paving the Way for Workable Climate Change Policies -- Examining the | |
Linkages—Which Policies Will Work? -- A Congressional View of Workable Linkages -- Thinking about Global Climate Change -- Thinking about Global Climate Change | |
ISBN: | 9781475721614 |
Series: | eBooks |
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Series: | Environmental Science Research : 45 |
Keywords: | Life sciences , Philosophy and science , Ecology , Environmental management , Ecotoxicology , Waste management , Social sciences , Life Sciences , Ecology , Environmental Management , Waste Management/Waste Technology , Ecotoxicology , Philosophy of Science , Social Sciences, general |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1992-9780817647759:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Discrete Thoughts Essays on Mathematics, Science, and Philosophy |
Author(s): |
Mark Kac |
Date: | 1992 |
Size: | 1 online resource (266 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-0-8176-4775-9 |
Contents: | Discrete Thoughts -- Discrete Thoughts -- I -- Mathematics: Tensions -- The Pernicious Influence of Mathematics on Science -- Statistics -- Statistics and Its History -- Combinatorics -- Computer Science -- Mathematics: Trends -- The |
Future of Computer Science -- Economics, Mathematical and Empirical -- II -- Complicating Mathematics -- Mathematics and Its History -- Academic Responsibility -- Husserl and the Reform of Logic -- Husserl -- Artificial Intelligence -- | |
Computing and Its History -- Will Computers Replace Humans? -- Computer-Aided Instruction -- Misreading the History of Mathematics -- The Wonderful World of Uncle Stan -- Ulam -- Kant -- Heidegger -- Doing Away with Science -- More | |
Discrete Thoughts | |
ISBN: | 9780817647759 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Game theory , History , Mathematical logic , Mathematics , History of Mathematical Sciences , Mathematical Logic and Foundations , Applications of Mathematics , Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences , Mathematics, general |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1986-9781489966674:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Discrete Thoughts Essays on Mathematics, Science, and Philosophy |
Author(s): |
Mark Kac |
Date: | 1986 |
Size: | 1 online resource (264 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4899-6667-4 |
ISBN: | 9781489966674 |
Series: | eBooks |
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Series: | Springer eBooks |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Game theory , History , Mathematical logic , Mathematics , History of Mathematical Sciences , Mathematical Logic and Foundations , Applications of Mathematics , Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences , Mathematics, general |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1985-9789400962392:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Bifurcation Analysis Principles, Applications and Synthesis |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1985 |
Size: | 1 online resource (260 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-009-6239-2 |
Contents: | A. Principles -- Self-Organisation in Non-Equilibrium Systems: Towards a Dynamics of Complexity -- Bifurcation Phenomena. A Short Introductory Tutorial with Examples -- Bifurcation and Choice Behaviour in Complex Systems -- B. |
Applications -- Some Remarks on the Nature of Structure and Metabolism in Living Matter -- The Analysis of Bifurcation Phenomena Associated with the Evolution of Urban Spatial Structure -- Bifurcation Sets — An Application to Urban | |
Economics -- Nerves and Switches in Conflict Control Systems -- Bifurcation as a Model of Description — A Means of Making the Historiography of Philosophy More Historical? -- Space and Order Looked at Critically. Non-Comparability and | |
Procedural Substantivism in History and the Social Sciences -- C. Synthesis -- Symmetry, Bifurcation and Pattern Formation -- Synergetic and Resonance Aspects of Interdisciplinary Research -- Bifurcation: Implications of the Concept | |
for the Study of Organisations | |
ISBN: | 9789400962392 |
Series: | eBooks |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Economic theory , Regional economics , Spatial economics , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Regional/Spatial Science , Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods |
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