Yorick's World

  PREFACE
  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

 collapse sectionIntroduction:
 expand sectionFrom Physics to the Human Sciences—The Itinerary of an Attitude

 collapse sectionPART I—  EXPLANATION
 Preface to Part I:  Explanation
 expand section1—  Aspects of Hempel's Philosophy of Science
 expand section2—  Science and System:  On the Unity and Diversity of Scientific Theory
 expand section3—  Gosse's Omphalos Theory and the Eccentricity of Belief
 4—  Creationism and Evolution

 collapse sectionPART II—  HUME'S PROBLEM
 Preface to Part II:  Hume's Problem
 5—  The Paradox of Induction and the Inductive Wager
 expand section6—  The Structure of Discovery
 7—  Induction and the Kindness of Nature

 collapse sectionPART III—  LOGIC AND CAUSALITY
 Preface to Part III:  Logic and Causality
 8—  Three Logics, or the Possibility of the Improbable
 9—  Mach's Principle and the Laws of Logic
 expand section10—  A Quantum Theory of Causality
 11—  A Negative Interpretation of the Causal Principle

 collapse sectionPART IV—  MACHINES AND PRACTICES
 Preface to Part IV:  Machines and Practices
 12—  Science, Computers, and the Complexity of Nature
 13—  Praxis and Techne
 14—  On the Concept of a Domain of Praxis
 15—  Individual Praxis in Real Time
 expand section16—  Towards a Philosophy of Technology
 17—  Scientific Theory as an Historical Anomaly

 collapse sectionPART V—  SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE—ITS SCOPE AND LIMITS
 Preface to Part V:  Scientific Knowledge—Its Scope and Limits
 18—  Is There (Scientific) Knowledge? Who Knows?
 expand section19—  The Law of Quantity and Quality, or What Numbers Can and Can't Describe
 20—  On Being in the Same Place at the Same Time
 21—  On a Circularity in Our Knowledge of the Physically Real
 22—  Truth and Presence:  Poetic Imagination and Mathematical Physics in Gaston Bachelard

 collapse sectionPART VI—  SCIENCE AND SUBJECTIVITY
 Preface to Part VI:  Science and Subjectivity
 23—  Science, Surrealism, and the Status of the Subject
 expand section24—  Subjectivity in the Machine
 25—  Rethinking Intentionality
 26—  Yorick's World, or the Universe in a Single Skull
 expand section27—  A Case for the Human Sciences

 expand sectionNotes
  NOTES ON SOURCES
 expand sectionINDEX

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