David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Progress in the last few decades in what is widely known as “Chaos Theory” has plainly advanced understanding in the several sciences it has been applied to. But the manner in which such progress has been achieved raises important questions about scientific method and, indeed, about the very objectives and character of science. In this presentation, I hope to engage my audience in a discussion of several of these important new topics.
|Keywords||chaos dynamical systems scientific method|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
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
Frank Moss, L. A. Lugiato & Wolfgang Schleich (eds.) (1990). Noise and Chaos in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems: Proceedings of the Nato Advanced Research Workshop on Noise and Chaos in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems, Institute for Scientific Interchange, Villa Gualino, Turin, Italy, March 7-11, 1989. [REVIEW] Cambridge University Press.
Theodor Leiber (1997). On the Actual Impact of Deterministic Chaos. Synthese 113 (3):357-379.
Herbert Jaeger (1998). Today's Dynamical Systems Are Too Simple. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (5):643-644.
Matthew Botvinick (2012). Commentary: Why I Am Not a Dynamicist. Topics in Cognitive Science 4 (1):78-83.
Charlotte Werndl (2009). What Are the New Implications of Chaos for Unpredictability? British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 60 (1):195-220.
Frank van der Velde & Marc de Kamps (1998). Toward a Synthesis of Dynamical Systems and Classical Computation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (5):652-653.
James W. Garson (1998). Chaotic Emergence and the Language of Thought. Philosophical Psychology 11 (3):303-315.
Yvon Gauthier (2009). The Construction of Chaos Theory. Foundations of Science 14 (3):153-165.
Marco Van Leeuwen (2005). Questions for the Dynamicist: The Use of Dynamical Systems Theory in the Philosophy of Cognition. [REVIEW] Minds and Machines 15 (3-4):271-333.
Tim van Gelder (1998). The Dynamical Hypothesis in Cognitive Science. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (5):615-28.
Arthur B. Markman (2001). Are Dynamical Systems the Answer? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (1):50-51.
Randall D. Beer (1998). Framing the Debate Between Computational and Dynamical Approaches to Cognitive Science. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (5):630-630.
Added to index2010-12-22
Total downloads63 ( #28,933 of 1,410,042 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #57,782 of 1,410,042 )
How can I increase my downloads?