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Philosophy Thursday: Imre Lakatos

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Imre Lakatos on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:   Imre Lakatos on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy website.

Click Here to Read:  Imre Lakatos on the London School of Economics and Political Science website.

Click Here to Read:   The methodology of scientific research programmes by Imre Lakatos on teh Strange Beautiful.com website.

Click Here to Read:  Post-Kuhnian Philosophy of Science: Imre Lakatos on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Kuhn vs Popper; the philosophy of Lakatos on the AntiMatter blog on February 11, 2011. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Thomas Kuhn

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Thomas Kuhn on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Thomas Kuhn on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read:   Thomas Kuhn: the man who changed the way the world looked at science: Fifty years ago, a book by Thomas Kuhn altered the way we look at the philosophy behind science, as well as introducing the much abused phrase ‘paradigm shift’ John Naughton on the Guardian website on August 18, 2012.

Click Here to Read:  What Thomas Kuhn Really Thought about Scientific “Truth” By John Horgan in Scientific American on May 23, 2012.

Click Here to Read: Second Thoughts: Did Thomas Kuhn Help Elect Donald Trump?: Scholars debate filmmaker Errol Morris’s attack on Kuhn’s influential philosophy of science By John Horgan in the Scientific American on June 1, 2017. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Mario Bunge

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Mario Bunge on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Matter and Mind: A Philosophical Inquiry by Mario Bunge Volume 287 of Boston Studies of the Philosophy of Science

Click Here to View:  Mario Bunge, philosopher and physicist on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Treatise on Basic Philosophy: Ontology I: The Furniture of the World by Mario Bunge on the Good Reads website.

Click Here to Read:  Top 25 Mario Bunge Quotes on the A to Z quotes website.

Click Here to Read: Reviews of Causality and Modern Science by Mario Bunge on the Good Reads website.

Click Here to Read:  Review of Causality and Modern Science Causality and Modern Science by Mario Bunge reviewed by Valdi Ingthorsson on his website on January 13, 2017

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Philosophy Thursday: Sigmund Freud

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Sigmund Freud on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Freud the philosopher: Before fathering psychoanalysis, Freud first slayed the dominant Cartesian intellectual tradition of mind-body dualism by David Livingstone Smith on the Aeon Website.

Click Here to Read:  Sigmund Freud (1856—1939) on the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy website.

Click Here to Read: Freud as Philosopher by Gordon Marino in The New York Times on October 9, 2011. (more…)

Philosophy Thrusday: Max Horkhiemer

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Max Horkhiemer on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Max Horkhiemer on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read:  The Max Horkhiemer Archive on the Marxists.org website.

Click Here to View:  Radical thinkers: Max Horkheimer’s Critique of Instrumental Reason – video on the Guardian website on July 23, 2013.

Click Here to View:  Max Horkheimer on Critical Theory on YouTube.

Click Here to Read:  Young Horkheimer: Critical Theory Before the Dialectic of Enlightenment, And After It by Matthew Sharpe on the Ethical Politics.org website on February 2007 (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Sydney Hook

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Sydney Hook on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Sydney Hook on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy website.

Click Here to Read: Sidney Hook, Political Philosopher, Is Dead at 86 By Richard Bernstein in The New York Times on July 14, 1989.

Click Here to Read: Chapter One of Young Sidney Hook: Marxist and Pragmatist By Christopher Phelps in The New York Times. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Alexandre Koyré

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Alexandre Koyré on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe by Alexandre Koyré [1957] on the Sacred Texts.com website.

Click Here to Read: The New School History Project: Alzandre Koyre on theThe New School History Project website.

Click Here to Read: History of Science through Koyre´’s Lenses by James B. Stump in Studies in the History of the Philosophy of Science, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 243–263, 2001.

Click Here to Read: KoyrÉ, Alexandre in Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography on the Encyclopedia.com website.

Click Here to Read: Alexandre Koyré on the Wikiquotes website.

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Philosophy Thursday: Kenneth James William Craik

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Kenneth  Craik on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Chapter V: Hypothesis on the Nature of Thought from The Nature of Explanation by Kenneth Craik.

Click Here to Read: Preview of The Nature of Explanation by Kenneth Craik on Goggle Books.

Click Here to Read:  The Nature of Explanation on the Farnam Street Blog on May 27, 2013.

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Philosophy Thursday: Georges Canguilhem

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Georges Canguilhem on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: The Normal and the Pathological by Georges Canguilhem on the monoskop website.

Click Here to Read: Essay  Review: Beyond the Normal and the Pathological: Recent Literature on Georges Canguilhem Reviewed by Stefanos Geroulanos in Gesnerus 66/2 (2009) 288–306. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Hans Reichenbach

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Hans Reichenbach on Wikipedia

Click Here to Read: Hans Reichenbach on the Stanford University Encylopedia of Philosophy.Click Here to Read:

Click Here to Read: Philosophical Foundations of Probability by Hans Reichenbach on the Project Euclid website.

Click Here to Read:  An Introduction to the Philosophy of Space and Time by Hans Reichenbach on the Princton University website.

Click Here to Read: A Theory of Relativity and A Priori Knowledge by Hans Reichenbach. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Moritz Schlick

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Moritz Schlick on WIkipedia.

Click Here to Read: Moritz Schlick in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Click Here to Read:  On the meaning of life (Schlick) on the Mind on Fire website.

Click Here to Read: Moritz Schlick’s Meaning and Verification on the DELEUZEIONAL PLANE OF IMMANENCE on the ZCosmos Website.

Click Here to Read:  Full text of “Moritz Schlick-Positivism and Realism” on the Archive.org website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Frank P. Ramsey

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Frank P. Ramsey on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  ‘One of the Great Intellects of His Time’ Review of Frank Ramsey (1903–1930): A Sister’s Memoir by Margaret Paul, with a foreword by Brian McGuinness and an afterword by Gabriele TaylorRay, Reviewed by Ray Monk in The New York Review of Books in the December 22, 2016 Issue.

Click Here to Read:  The Philosophy of F.P. Ramsey by Nils-Eric Sahlin (this short introduction was written 2001 for this site) on the Nils-Erc Sahlin website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Bertrand Russell

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Bertrand Russell on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Bertrand Russell on the Noble Prize.org website.

Click Here to Read: Bertrand Russell on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy website.

Click Here to Read:  Bertrand Russell: philosopher, mathematician and optimist by Clare Carlisle Bertrand Russell – part 1: In a new series, we explore his views on religion, ethics, humanity and the modern world on The Guardian website on November 13, 2013. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Karl Marx

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Karl Marx on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Karl Marx, Yesterday and Today: The nineteenth-century philosopher’s ideas may help us to understand the economic and political inequality of our time By Louis Menand in the October 10, 2016 Issue.

Click Here to Read: The Revenge of Karl Marx: What the author of Das Kapital reveals about the current economic crisis by Christopher Hitchens in the Atlantic Monthly in the April 2009 Issue. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Albert Einstein

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Albert Einstein on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: This Day in Jewish History 1916: Einstein’s Relativity Theory Is Submitted for Publication: As a consequence of Einstein’s work, it became clear (well, clear to some scientists, at least) that time and space comprise a single continuum David B. Green March 20, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Without Albert Einstein, We’d All Be Lost: Do you like your GPS? Thank his general theory of relativity, an astonishing feat of the human mind By Robert Dijkgraafin the Wall Street Journal on November 5, 2015. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Niels Bohr

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Niels Bohr on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Niels Bohr 1885 – 1962 on PBS.org

Click Here to Read: Niels Bohr: Biography & Atomic Theory By Elizabeth Palermo on the Live Science Website onMay 14, 2013.

Click Here to Read: Niels Bohr and his Atomic Theory: How Niels Bohr said his Atomic Theory was like by Jake Ness on the Prezi Websitge on October 31, 2012. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Pierre Duhem

Thursday, February 16th, 2017


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Pierre Duhem on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Pierre Duhem on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy website.

Click Here to Read:  Physical Theory and Experiment by Pierre Duhem translated by Philip P. Wiener on the Joel Velasco.net website.

Click Here to Read:  Duhem’s Aim and Structure of Physical Theory on the Kynosarges.org website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Friedrich Engels

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Friedrich Engels on Wikiepdia.

Click Here to Read: Frederick Engels by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin on the Marxist.ort website from First published in 1896 in the miscellany Rabotnik,[3] No. 1–2. Published according to the text in Rabotnik Source: Lenin Collected Works, Moscow, Volume 2, pages 15-28.

Click Here to Read: Engels and the Origin of Women’s Oppression by Sharon Smith in International Socialist Review Issue 2, Fall 1997

Click Here to Read: Fox Hunter, Party Animal, Leftist Warrior By Dwight Garner in The New York Times on August 18, 2009. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: George Henry Lewes

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: George Henry Lewes on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Problems of Life and Mind by George Henry Lewes

Click Here to Read: “The Novels of Jane Austen,” by George Henry Lewes in Littell’s Living Age 62 (1859), 424-436 [Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine 86 (1859) 99-113].

Click Here to Read: George Henry Lewes and His “Physiology of Common Life”, 1859 By R. E. SMITH, F.R.C.P. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine Vol. 53 569 from the Meeting on March 2, 1960. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Wesley C. Salmon

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Wesley C. Salmon on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Wesley C. Salmon, 75, Theorist In Realm of Improbable Events By Paul Lewis in The New York Times on May 4, 2001.

Click Here to Read: Logic by Wesley C. Salmon 1984 on the ditest website.

Click Here to Read: Letter to Editor by Wesley C. Salmon, and reply by Stephen Toulmin in the New York Review of books in May 14, 1964 issue. (more…)