"Continental Philosophy of Science" provides an expert guide to the major twentieth-century French and German philosophical thinking on science. There is a comprehensive introduction by the editor that provides a unified interpretative survey of continental work on philosophy of science. There are interpretative essays that are complemented by key primary-source selections. This title includes previously untranslated texts by Bergson, Bachelard, and Canguilhem and new translations of texts by Hegel and Cassirer. Contributors include Terry Pinkard, Jean Gayon, Richard Tieszen, Michael Friedman, Joseph Rouse, Mary Tiles, Hans-Joerg Rheinberger, Linda Alcoff, Todd May, Axel Honneth, and Penelope Deutscher.
Gary Gutting holds the Notre Dame Chair in Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. His recent publications include Pragmatic Liberalism and the Critique of Modernity (1999), and French Philosophy in the Twentieth Century (2001). He is founder and editor of Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, an online book review journal
Notes on Contributors.Acknowledgments.Introduction: What Is Continental Philosophy of Science (Gary Gutting).HEGEL. .1. Speculative Naturphilosophie and the Development of the Empirical Sciences: Hegel's Perspective (Terry Pinkard).2. Naturphilosophie (G. W. F. Hegel).BERGSON.3. Bergson's spiritualist metaphysics and the sciences (Jean Gayon).4. Psycho-physical parallelism and positive metaphysics (Henri Bergson).CASSIRER.5. Ernst Cassirer and the Philosophy of Science (Michael Friedman).6. From Substance and Function (Ernst Cassirer).HUSSERL. .7. Science as a Triumph of the Human Spirit and Science in Crisis: Husserl and the Fortunes of Reason (Richard Tieszen).8. From the Introduction to the Logical Investigations and from The Crisis of the European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology (Edmund Husserl).HEIDEGGER.9. Heidegger on Science and Naturalism (Joseph Rouse).10. From On Time and Being (Martin Heidegger).BACHELARD. .11. Technology , Science and Inexact Knowledge: Bachelard's Non-Cartesian Epistemology (Mary Tiles).12. From Essai sur la connaissance approchee (Gaston Bachelard).CANGUILHEM.13. Reassessing the Historical Epistemology of Georges Canguilhem (Hans-Jorg Rheinberger).14. The Object of the History of Sciences (Georges Canguilhem).FOUCAULT.15. Foucault's Philosophy of Science: Structures of Truth/Structures of Power (Linda Martin Alcoff).16. "Objectives" and "Method" (Michel Foucault).DELEUZE. .17. Gilles Deleuze, Difference, and Science (Todd May).18. From What Is Philosophy (Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari).IRIGARARY. .19. On Asking the Wrong Question ("In Science, Is the Subject Sexed?") (Penelope Deutscher).20. In Science, Is the Subject Sexed (Luce Irigaray).HABERMAS. .21. Bisected Rationality: The Frankfurt School's Critique of Science (Axel Honneth).22. Knowledge and Human Interest: A General Perspective (Jurgen Habermas).Index