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The Large-Scale Structure of Inductive Inference

By (author) John D. Norton
Categories: Philosophy: logic
Series: BSPS Open

The Large-Scale Structure of Inductive Inference investigates the relations of inductive support on the large scale, among the totality of facts comprising a science or science in general. These relations ...

The Solutionary Way

By (author) Zoe Weil
Foreword by Jane Goodall
Categories: Social and political philosophy

Forges a path away from polarization toward ethical problem solving and a more humane, equitable, and healthy society

From tackling injustice to protecting the environment to ending animal cruelty to improving ...

Logic in the Wild

By (author) Patrick Girard
Categories: Philosophy

Is logic a good tool for making decisions? Can it make us better listeners and help us find coherence in views that we disagree with? Is Sherlock Holmes actually good at logic?

Patrick Girard addresses ...

The Story is in Our Bones

By (author) Osprey Orielle Lake
Foreword by Casey Camp-Horinek
Categories: Climate change

It's time to rewild ourselves and our dominant worldviews to build Earth-centered communities for all

These pages summon from our bones our commitment to defend this living Earth.
—Joanna Macy, author, ...

Outspoken

In a world of increasing right-wing populism, global capitalism, and a climate emergency, leading thinkers come together to interrogate the meaning and practice of being outspoken.

The violence, nativism, ...

On Writing and Failure

By (author) Stephen Marche
Categories: Biography: general
Series: Field Notes

Writing is, and always will be, an act defined by failure. The best plan is to just get used to it.

Failure is a topic discussed in every creative writing department in the world, but this is the book ...

Has Populism Won?

In the shadow of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, two experts show us how and why global populism has taken root and what it will take to turn the tide

From Trumpian America to Putin’s nationalist Russia, ...

Singular Creatures

Anxiety about non-human intelligent machines is a longstanding theme of cultural production and consumption. Examples range from tales of golems and Frankenstein’s monster to the evil overlord scenarios ...

Behind the Glass

The Villa Tugendhat, designed by Mies van der Rohe in 1928, is an icon of architectural modernism and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Behind the Glass tells the true story of the large family connected to ...

The Material Theory of Induction

By (author) John D. Norton
Categories: History of science
Series: BSPS Open

The burden of a theory of inductive inference is to determine which inductive inferences are good and why they are so. This book argues against the assumption that inductive inference can be accommodated ...