Paul Taborsky Centennial College
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I am interested in the development of philosophical systems in terms of interrelations between causality, temporality and identity, as sketched in my book 'The Logic of Cultures'. My other work attempts to explore various historical manifestations of these structures in philosophy and the sciences.
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    Paul Taborsky (2014). Is Complexity a Scientific Concept? Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 47:51-59.
    Complexity science has proliferated across academic domains in recent years. A question arises as to whether any useful sense of ‘generalized complexity ’ can be abstracted from the various versions of complexity to be found in the literature, and whether it could prove fruitful in a scientific sense. Most attempts at defining complexity center around two kinds of notions: Structural, and temporal or dynamic. Neither of these is able to provide a foundation for the intuitive or generalized notion when taken (...)
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    Paul Taborsky (2010). The Logic of Cultures. Peter Lang.
    This book proposes to identify three long-term structures in causal reasoning - in particular, in terms of the relationship between cause and identity - that appear to be of value in categorizing and organizing various trends in philosophical thought.<br>Such conceptual schemes involve a host of philosophical dilemmas (such as the problem of relativism), which are examined in the first chapter. A number of naturalistic and transcendental approaches to this problem are also analysed.<br>In particular, the book attempts to construct a theoretical (...)
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