Lorraine J. Daston & Peter Galison, Objectivity (New York: Zone Books, 2007) | Review

Objectivity has a history, and it is full of surprises. In Objectivity, Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison chart the emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences—and show how the concept differs from its alternatives,... Read More | Share it now!

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Lessons from Ludwig Wittgenstein and Alan Turing’s Debate on Mathematical Ontology

Ludwig Wittgenstein, Wittgenstein’s Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics Cambridge, 1939, ed. by Cora Diamond (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989), 300 pages. Publisher’s link. This is the first in a series of posts, outlining... Read More | Share it now!

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Stephen LeDrew on his ‘The Evolution of Atheism’ | an Interview

Stephen LeDrew was born and raised in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. He completed a B.A. and M.A. in Sociology at Memorial University of Newfoundland, took a break from academia to spend a year and a half teaching in Japan, and then moved to... Read More | Share it now!

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New edition of Auguste Comte’s ‘Cours de philosophie positive’, Lessons 46-51 (1830-42)

The volume contains Comte’s first six lessons on sociology edited and freshly annotated by Michel Bourdeau, Laurent Clauzade, and Frédéric Dupin. Political arguments showing the necessity and timeliness of the science of society Survey of... Read More | Share it now!

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