David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Oxford University Press (2003)
Robertson's earlier work, The New Renaissance projected the likely future impact of computers in changing our culture. Phase Change builds on and deepens his assessment of the role of the computer as a tool driving profound change by examining the role of computers in changing the face of the sciences and mathematics. He shows that paradigm shifts in understanding in science have generally been triggered by the availability of new tools, allowing the investigator a new way of seeing into questions that had not earlier been amenable to scientific probing.
|Keywords||Science Philosophy Paradigm (Theory of knowledge Science Data processing Mathematics Data processing|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$2.90 new (86% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||Q175.R5224 2003|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Michael D. Resnik (1997). Mathematics as a Science of Patterns. New York ;Oxford University Press.
Bertrand Russell (1917/1981). Mysticism and Logic, and Other Essays. Barnes & Noble Books.
Jan van Bakel (1984). Automatic Semantic Interpretation: A Computer Model of Understanding Natural Language. Foris Publications.
Christopher Pincock (2011). Philosophy of Mathematics. In J. Saatsi & S. French (eds.), Companion to the Philosophy of Science. Continuum 314-333.
Hilde Corneliussen (2011). Gender-Technology Relations: Exploring Stability and Change. Palgrave Macmillan.
Timothy Colburn & Gary Shute (2011). Decoupling as a Fundamental Value of Computer Science. Minds and Machines 21 (2):241-259.
Aaron Sloman (1978). The Computer Revolution in Philosophy: Philosophy Science and Models of Mind. Harvester.
Amnon H. Eden (2007). Three Paradigms of Computer Science. Minds and Machines 17 (2):135-167.
D. Napoletani, M. Panza & D. Struppa (2011). Agnostic Science. Towards a Philosophy of Data Analysis. Foundations of Science 16 (1):1-20.
D. C. Struppa (2011). Agnostic Science. Towards a Philosophy of Data Analysis. Foundations of Science 16 (1):1-20.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads23 ( #164,350 of 1,796,437 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #467,624 of 1,796,437 )
How can I increase my downloads?