scroll to top
0

EBSCO Auth Banner

Let's find your institution. Click here.

Advanced Search Results For "PHILOSOPHY of history"

1 - 10 of 43,539 results for
 "PHILOSOPHY of history"
Results per page:

When standard measurement meets messy genitalia: Lessons from 20th century phallometry and cervimetry.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Studies in history and philosophy of science [Stud Hist Philos Sci] 2022 Oct; Vol. 95, pp. 37-49. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 13.

Abstract: This paper examines two episodes in the history and philosophy of phallometry and cervimetry in the second half of the 20th century. Phallometry is the measurement of the human penis with special devices (phallometers) in a psychophysiological context,...

View details

Bruno Latour (1947-2022).

Publication Type: Biography

Source(s): Nature [Nature] 2022 Nov; Vol. 611 (7937), pp. 661.

Authors:
View details

A science for gods, a science for humans: Kant on teleological speculations in natural history.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Studies in history and philosophy of science [Stud Hist Philos Sci] 2022 Aug; Vol. 94, pp. 47-55. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 27.

Authors:

Abstract: Kant's forthright rejection of rampant, ungrounded speculations in natural science, including in natural history, is well known. For instance, he dismisses the wild, unwarranted developmental histories of other early natural historians, such as Buffon ...

View details

[Science and gender, feminism and history of science: interview with Evelyn Fox Keller].

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Historia, ciencias, saude--Manguinhos [Hist Cienc Saude Manguinhos] 2022 Jul-Sep; Vol. 29 (3), pp. 725-735.

Abstract: This interview covers the trajectory of Evelyn Fox Keller, emeritus professor of history and philosophy of science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Keller reflects on her career and the challenges she had to overcome to push back the front...

View details

Locating hygienic medicine within the intellectual history of hygiene: cases of E. W. Lane and T. R. Allinson.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): History and philosophy of the life sciences [Hist Philos Life Sci] 2022 Oct 25; Vol. 44 (4), pp. 51. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 25.

Authors:

Abstract: Nineteenth century hygiene might be a confusing concept. On the one hand, the concept of hygiene was gradually becoming an important concept that was focused on cleanliness and used interchangeably with sanitation. On the other hand, the classical noti...

View details

Unconscious inferences in perception in early experimental psychology: From Wundt to Peirce.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of the history of the behavioral sciences [J Hist Behav Sci] 2022 Oct; Vol. 58 (4), pp. 432-448. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 06.

Authors:

Abstract: What are unconscious inferences in psychology? This article investigates their journey from the early philosophical psychology of Wilhelm Wundt (1832-1920) to the experimental psychology of the American pragmatist Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914). Peirce'...

View details

From Organismic Biology as History and Philosophy to the History and Philosophy of Biology-the Work of Hans-Jörg Rheinberger in the German Context.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte [Ber Wiss] 2022 Sep; Vol. 45 (3), pp. 384-396.

Authors:

Abstract: In this paper, I ask about the broader context of the history and philosophy of biology in the German-speaking world as the place in which Hans-Jörg Rheinberger began his work. Three German philosophical traditions-neo-Kantianism, phenomenology, and Le...

View details

Animal languages in eighteenth-century German philosophy and science.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Studies in history and philosophy of science [Stud Hist Philos Sci] 2022 Jun; Vol. 93, pp. 72-81. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Mar 27.

Authors:

Abstract: This paper analyzes debates on animal language in eighteenth-century German philosophy and science. Adopting a history of ideas approach, I explain how the study of animal language became tied to the investigation into the origin and development of lan...

View details

History and philosophy of science takes form.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Studies in history and philosophy of science [Stud Hist Philos Sci] 2022 Jun; Vol. 93, pp. 175-182. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 04.

Authors:

Abstract: During the past hundred years the strength of the amalgam of history and philosophy of science (HPS) has waxed and waned, while assuming multiple forms and acquiring different imprints. In the 1940s and 1950s, philosopher Gerd Buchdahl and colleagues i...

View details

Kant, intoxicated: the aesthetics of drunkenness, between moral duty and "active play".

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): History and philosophy of the life sciences [Hist Philos Life Sci] 2022 Sep 16; Vol. 44 (4), pp. 46. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 16.

Authors:

Abstract: This article examines Kant's overlooked concept of "active play," as opposed to "free play," in connection with the influence of the Brunonian system of medicine, both of which, I propose, are central to understanding the broader significance of intoxi...

View details
sponsored