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  1. A Critical Look at Inflationary Cosmology.John Earman & Jesus Mosterin - 1999 - Philosophy of Science 66 (1):1-49.
    Inflationary cosmology won a large following on the basis of the claim that it solves various problems that beset the standard big bang model. We argue that these problems concern not the empirical adequacy of the standard model but rather the nature of the explanations it offers. Furthermore, inflationary cosmology has not been able to deliver on its proposed solutions without offering models which are increasingly complicated and contrived, which depart more and more from the standard model it was supposed (...)
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  2. Anthropic Explanations in Cosmology.Jesus Mosterin - unknown
    The claims of some authors to have introduced a new type of explanation in cosmology, based on the anthropic principle, are examined and found wanting. The weak anthropic principle is neither anthropic nor a principle. Either in its direct or in its Bayesian form, it is a mere tautology lacking explanatory force and unable to yield any prediction of previously unknown results. It is a pattern of inference, not of explanation. The strong anthropic principle is a gratuitous speculation with no (...)
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    Technology-Mediated Observation.Jesús Mosterín - 1998 - Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology 4 (2):120-127.
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    The Role of Consistency in Empirical Science.Jesús Mosterín - 2011 - Manuscrito 34 (1):293-305.
    Any inconsistent theory whose underlying logic is classical encompasses all the sentences of its own language. As it denies everything it asserts, it is useless for explaining or predicting anything. Nevertheless, paraconsistent logic has shown that it is possible to live with contradictions and still avoid the collapse of the theory. The main point of this paper is to show that even if it is formally possible to isolate the contradictions and to live with them, this cohabitation is neither desired (...)
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  5. La polémica entre Frege y Hilbert acerca del método axiomático.Jesús Mosterín - 1980 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 10 (4):287-306.
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  6. How Set Theory Impinges on Logic.Jesus Mosterin - unknown
    Standard (classical) logic is not independent of set theory. Which formulas are valid in logic depends on which sets we assume to exist in our set-theoretical universe. Second-order logic is just set theory in disguise. The typically logical notions of validity and consequence are not well defined in second-order logic, at least as long as there are open issues in set theory. Such contentious issues in set theory as the axiom of choice, the continuum hypothesis or the existence of inaccessible (...)
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  7. Popper y el mundo de la cultura.Jesús Mosterín - 1984 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 14 (1-2):289-298.
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    Mereology, Set Theory, Biological Ontology.Jesus Mosterin - 1994 - In Dag Prawitz & Dag Westerståhl (eds.), Logic and Philosophy of Science in Uppsala. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 511--524.
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    Ontological Queries and Evolutionary Processes. Comments on Hull.Jesús Mosterin - 1988 - Biology and Philosophy 3 (2):204-209.
  10. El mundo se nos escurre entre las mallas de nuestras teorías.Jesús Mosterín - 1982 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 12 (1):181-194.
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  11. Sobre el concepo de modelo.Jesús Mosterín - 1978 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 8 (2):131-142.
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  12. De la Ética a la Política de la Razón Erótica a la Razón Inerte.Antoni Domènech & Jesús Mosterín - 1989
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    Bunge sobre individuos concretos.Jésus Mosterin - 1985 - Theoria: Revista de Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia 1 (2):551-554.
  14. Creer y saber.Jesús Mosterín - 1978 - Dianoia 24 (24):128.
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  15. Conceptos y Teorías En la Ciencia.Jesús Mosterín - 1984
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  16. Cultura y violencia.Jesús Mosterín - 2007 - Daimon: Revista Internacional de Filosofía 42:23-43.
    La evolución biológica nos ha proporcionado una agresividad congénita, que constituye la base de nuestra competitividad y liderazgo. También nos ha proporcionado mecanismos reguladores e inhibidores de esa agresividad. Cuando estos mecanismos fallan, la agresividad se descontrola y conduce a la violencia, la destrucción y la muerte. La cultura es la información que hemos recibido por aprendizaje social y reside en el cerebro, no en el genoma . La cultura no es siempre algo bueno; también puede conducir al dolor y (...)
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  17. De la materia a la razón.Jesús Mosterín - 1979 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 9 (2):201-210.
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  18. El concepto de racionalidad.Jesús Mosterín - 1973 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 3 (4):455-479.
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  19. Examen Del Principio Antrópico En Cosmología.Jesús Mosterín - 2002 - Diálogos. Revista de Filosofía de la Universidad de Puerto Rico 37 (79):203-236.
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    El problema de la decisión en la lógica de predicados.Jesús Mosterín - 1973 - Convivium: revista de filosofía 39:3-11.
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    Epítome sobre racionalidad.Jesús Mosterín - 1992 - Theoria: Revista de Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia 7 (1-3):57-62.
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  22. ¿ Está Vd. A favor o en contra del bien y la verdad?Jesús Mosterín - 1986 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 15 (3-4):65-78.
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  23. Filosofía de la Cultura.Jesús Mosterín - 1993
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  24. Historia de la filosofía, v. 4: Aristóteles.Jesús Mosterín - 1986 - Critica 18 (53):74-77.
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  25. Historia de la Filosofía.Jesús Mosterín - 1983
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    Kant Com a Filòsof de la Ciència.Jesús Mosterin - 1982 - Enrahonar: Quaderns de Filosofía 4:11-22.
    https://revistes.uab.cat/enrahonar/article/view/v4-mosterin.
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  27. Kant como filósofo de la ciencia.Jesús Mosterín - 1982 - Enrahonar:11-22.
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  28. Lógica de Primer Orden.Jesús Mosterín - 1976 - Critica 8 (24):125-128.
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  29. La incompleta racionalidad.Jesús Mosterín - 1977 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 7 (1):55-87.
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    Los límites de la ciencia. [REVIEW]Jesús Mosterín - 1995 - Theoria: Revista de Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia 10 (3):227-228.
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    Overcoming Addiction Through Abstract Patterns.Jesus Mosterin - 1995 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (1):137-138.
    You cannot overcome addiction or impulsiveness through abstract patterns alone. They show you the way to go, but do not fuel the effort. Some further variable is needed in the equation, some internal force or motivational mechanism, whatever its nature. Overlooking this leads to a neo-Socratic exaggeration of the role of cognition in selfcontrol.
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  32. Ortega y la sabiduría.Jesús Mosterín & Telos Staff - 1983 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 13 (3):421.
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    Popper i el món de la cultura.Jesús Mosterin - 1985 - Enrahonar: Quaderns de Filosofía 11:37-42.
    https://revistes.uab.cat/enrahonar/article/view/v11-mosterin.
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  34. Respuesta a mis críticos.Jesús Mosterín - 1999 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 3 (de la Cátedra Jorge Santayana ():69-85.
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  35. Resumen de mis principales tesis en¡ Vivan los animales!Jesús Mosterín - 1999 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 18 (3):213-220.
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    Review of Hacker (2007/2010): Human Nature: The Categorial Framework. [REVIEW]Jesús Mosterín - 2011 - Pragmatics and Cognition 19 (1):125-132.
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    Representations of Scientific Rationality: Contemporary Formal Philosophy of Science in Spain. [REVIEW]Jesús Mosterín - 2000 - Theoria 15 (2):387-390.
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    Representations of Scientific Rationality: Contemporary Formal Philosophy of Science in Spain. [REVIEW]Jesús Mosterín - 2000 - Theoria: Revista de Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia 15 (2):387-390.
    Este libro aparece en una serie publicada por Rodopi y patrocinada por la universidad de Poznan, en la que predominan los autores polacos. El título del libro no acaba de corresponder a su contenido. Si bien es cierto que contiene artículos dedicados a las representaciones científicas y algún artículo dedicado a cierto tipo de racionalidad económica, de hecho ninguna de sus contribuciones tematiza la representación de la racionalidad científica. El subtítulo se refiere a la filosofía formal de la ciencia en (...)
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    Self-Conciousness and Cosmic Consciousness.Jesús Mosterín - 2001 - The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 2001:213-222.
    This paper provides a brief survey of the human consciousness, beginning with the origins of humanism in the Renaissance period, moving on through the anthropocentrism of Enlightenment individualism, and its ensuing breakdown in our contemporary era. In agreement with the thesis that the task of the humanities is the enhancement of our selfconsciousness as human beings, I argue that only from the standpoint of a deeper and better-informed human self-consciousness, rooted in a cosmic consciousness, can we engage the unforeseen problems, (...)
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    Self-Conciousness and Cosmic Consciousness.Jesús Mosterín - 2001 - The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 10:213-222.
    The word ‘humanism’ was coined in the Renaissance, a period of self-proclaimed cultural reawakening. The preceding Middle Ages were perceived as a dark period of obsession with sin, death and hell, a nightmare, out of which the humanists intended to awaken. The refined, subtle, classical, literary Latin of Antiquity had been replaced by the poor, boring, stiff Latin of the Middle Ages. The serene view of Antiquity, with its appreciation of pleasure and beauty had given way to the dark medieval (...)
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  41. Social Factors in the Development of Genetics and the Lysenko Affair.Jesús Mosterín - 2008 - Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 96 (1):143-155.
    The history of genetics offers abundant material for the study of the influence of social factors in the development of science. Several of these factors are listed and briefly touched upon. Especial attention is paid to the interference of political power in the business of science, exemplified and analyzed in the tragic case of the Lysenko affair, which lead to the death of the best geneticists of Russia and the destruction of a whole and fruitful scientific community.
     
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    Sobre funciones y composición de relaciones.Jesús Mosterín - 1980 - Critica 12 (35):55-70.
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  43. Sobre teorías físicas y teorías matemáticas.Jesús Mosterín - 1975 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy:69-87.
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    Theories and the Flow of Information.Jesus Mosterin - 1992 - In Javier Echeverria, Andoni Ibarra & Thomas Mormann (eds.), The Space of Mathematics: Philosophical, Epistemological, and Historical Explorations. De Gruyter. pp. 367.
  45. Taxonomía Formal.Jesús Mosterín - 1984 - Enrahonar: Quaderns de Filosofía 7:109-119.
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    The Natural Numbers as a Universal Library.Jesús Mosterín - 1997 - In Evandro Agazzi & György Darvas (eds.), Philosophy of Mathematics Today. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 305--317.
  47. With Commentary.Jesús Mosterin - 1988 - Biology and Philosophy 3 (2):204.
     
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    What Can We Know About the Universe?Jesus Mosterin - 1991 - In Evandro Agazzi & Alberto Cordero (eds.), Philosophy and the Origin and Evolution of the Universe. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 263--289.
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