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History & Philosophy
epub |eng | | Author:David Cahan

Pour le Mérite In southern Germany, especially Baden, the Helmholtzes had met many royal and aristocratic figures. Such occasions multiplied once they were in Berlin. They were invited to numerous ...
( Category: Scientists January 21,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-06-23 | Author:Margaret A. Boden

Backprop and brains—and deep learning PDP enthusiasts argue that their networks are more biologically realistic than symbolic AI. It’s true that PDP is inspired by brains, and that some neuroscientists ...
( Category: Intelligence & Semantics January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:Marcia Bartusiak [Bartusiak, Marcia]

Richard Isaacson, the NSF’s former program director of gravitational physics, in 1995. Photograph by Tatiana Divens, courtesy AIP Emilio Segre Visual Archives, Divens Collection. With this decision, gravity-wave astronomy moved ...
( Category: Astronomy January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-01-15 | Author:Schloss, Jeffrey; Murray, Michael; [Schloss, Jeffrey; Murray, Michael;]

Assessing the Views Are these cognitive/evolutionary explanations plausible? If so, they at most show us why we are liable to develop religious ideas, though as noted it won’t be much ...
( Category: Science & Religion January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-01-15 | Author:R. Stephen Berry [Berry, R. Stephen]

Figure 14. James Prescott Joule. (Courtesy of Wikimedia) William Thomson, who became Lord Kelvin of Largs in 1892 (Fig. 15), and his older brother James played very important roles in ...
( Category: Thermodynamics January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-01-15 | Author:Sauter, Michael J.; [Sauter, Michael J.;]

Kant’s quote from Pope’s “Essay on Man” suggests, from another angle, the amalgamating power of heliocentrism’s space. Whereas Pope framed his own anthropology with heliocentrism’s extraterrestrials, Kant framed extraterrestrials with ...
( Category: History & Philosophy January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-12-06 | Author:Patricia Fara

( Category: Women in History January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-01-15 | Author:Wagner, Roi; [Wagner, Roi;]

Mathematical Language and Its Reality It would be extremely uncharitable to assume that any of the cited researchers genuinely believes that the stable marriage model is a perfectly adequate description ...
( Category: Philosophy January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-04-01 | Author:Rob Boddice [Boddice, Rob]

6 EXPERIENCE, SENSES AND THE BRAIN Take five How do you feel? The question, a commonplace query if ever there was one, is actually enormously complex. That we handle it ...
( Category: Historiography January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-15 | Author:Funkenstein, Amos [Funkenstein, Amos]

B. “SCRIPTURE SPEAKS THE LANGUAGE OF MAN”: THE EXEGETICAL PRINCIPLE OF ACCOMMODATION 1. A Legal Principle Turns Exegetical The exegetical career of the medieval principle of accommodation (I mean its ...
( Category: Science & Religion January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-03-21 | Author:Ken Richardson

BASIC PRESUPPOSITIONS Theories of cognition today, are, basically, elaborations of one or the other (or some combination) of three sets of presuppositions. These have been around for at least the ...
( Category: Cognitive Psychology January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-19 | Author:Beth Gardiner

8 Reluctant Innovators Air and the Automakers Smoke billows into the chamber, thick and hot, laden with poisons. It wafts into tiny channels, hundreds of them, a honeycomb of passageways. ...
( Category: Environmental Science January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-11-07 | Author:Christopher Peterson

The Next Big Thing While OOO’s nonrelational melancholy disavows the loss of an unmediated relation to the world, it also betrays many of the characteristics that Freud associates with mania, ...
( Category: Criticism & Theory January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-15 | Author:Serreze, Mark C. [Serreze, Mark C.]

EPIPHANY The new century dawned. Arctic changes became ever more obvious and now clearly included the Greenland ice sheet, ice caps, and glaciers. Even the landscape was changing, with areas ...
( Category: Environmental Science January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-10 | Author:Ian Stewart

Infinite series With the rigorous formulation of the concept ‘limit’, calculus powered ahead to become just one part of a much broader area of mathematics, analysis. Limits resolved several other ...
( Category: Number Theory January 19,2020 )