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John Dewey’s Logic of Science
  • M. B. Brown
  • Philosophy
  • HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society…
  • 1 September 2012
In recent years, pragmatism in general and John Dewey in particular have been of increasing interest to philosophers of science. Dewey’s work provides an interesting alternative package of views toExpand
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Values in Science beyond Underdetermination and Inductive Risk
  • M. B. Brown
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy of Science
  • 1 December 2013
Proponents of the value ladenness of science rely primarily on arguments from underdetermination or inductive risk, which share the premise that we should only consider values where the evidence runsExpand
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Science as socially distributed cognition: Bridging philosophy and sociology of science
This is not a particularly novel claim; indeed, Paul Thagard has been suggesting something like this for well over a decade, while philosophers like Ronald Giere and Barton Moffat have been stumpingExpand
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LONDON CONGESTION CHARGING: REVIEW AND SPECIFICATION OF MODEL ELASTICITIES
The Department of Transport (DOT) is undertaking a wide-ranging programme of research into road pricing in London, and other measures to deal with urban road traffic congestion. As part of thisExpand
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Connecting Inquiry and Values in Science Education
Conducting scientific inquiry is expected to help students make informed decisions; however, how exactly it can help is rarely explained in science education standards. According to classroomExpand
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Adventure education: Redux*
ABSTRACT This article discusses the meanings of adventure and its role in learning. An analysis of literature from the fields of education, recreation and tourism suggests that definitions ofExpand
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Relational Quantum Mechanics and the Determinacy Problem
  • M. B. Brown
  • Computer Science
  • The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
  • 1 December 2009
TLDR
Carlo Rovelli's relational interpretation of quantum mechanics holds that a system's states or the values of its physical quantities as normally conceived only exist relative to a cut between a system and an observer or measuring instrument. Expand
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THE DEVELOPMENT OF ELASTICITIES FOR A ROAD PRICING MODEL
A key component of any transportation modelling exercise is the specification of suitable demand elasticities that define the relationship between a change in the cost of travel and demand. The paperExpand
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Inductive Risk , Deferred Decisions , and Climate Science Advising
This chapter discusses the philosophical viability of Ottmar Edenhofer and Martin Kowarsch’s proposed pragmatic-enlightened model of science advising. Edenhofer and Kowarsch’s (2015) model makesExpand
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Automatic Recognition And Tracking Of Targets From Visible Or Thermal Imagery, Using Optical Processing
A real-time Vander Lugt correlator for automatic recognition and tracking of targets from visible or thermal data is described. A modification to the classical system architecture was the use ofExpand
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