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How the Cold War Transformed Philosophy of Science

To the Icy Slopes of Logic

by George A. Reisch

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy of science,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • History,
  • Science,
  • Philosophy,
  • General,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • 20th century,
  • Cold War,
  • Influence,
  • Logical positivism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7745841M
    ISBN 100521546893
    ISBN 109780521546898

    George Reisch is the author of the book How the Cold War Transformed Philosophy of Science, published by Cambridge University Press in He has taught at Illinois Institute of Technology and Northwestern and was a National Science Foundation fellow from His research concerns the history of philosophy of science in the 20th century, with emphasis upon the effects of the Cold War. Science & Education, v18 n2 p Feb In responding to critics and reviewers of my book, "How the Cold War Transformed Philosophy of Science," I attempt to identify some misleading conventional wisdom about the place of values in philosophy of science and then offer three distinct ways in which philosophers of science can engage their Cited by: 3.

      The cold war university is the academic component of the military-industrial-academic complex, and its archetype, according to Rebecca Lowen, is Stanford University. Her book challenges the conventional wisdom that the post-World War II multiversity was created by military patrons on the one hand and academic scientists on the other and points instead to the crucial role played by . Publisher description for How the Cold War transformed philosophy of science: to the icy slopes of logic / George A. Reisch. This intriguing and ground-breaking book is the first in-depth study of the development of philosophy of science in the United States during the Cold War. It documents the political vitality of logical empiricism and.

    Ulrich Herbert. Hardcover 16 September A Superpower Transformed. The Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the s $ helped to cultivate in North America no longer holds the unity of science among it core issues and concerns’ (p. 8, also p. 3). 2. Theunity of science movement died out in the United States because of Cold War anti-communism and McCarthyism and [American philosophyofscience] has evolved into ’a very different form it takes today’ (p. 2).


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The battle was on, and what I call Cold War philosophy began its career, not only in fighting the Cold War of ideas, but in structuring US universities – and US society. To be sure, interest in the California Plan seems to have petered out well before California’s anti-communist senate committee was disbanded in Author: John Mccumber.

In 'the Cold War and American Science: ' The Military-Industrial Academic Complex at MIT and Stanford, Stuart Leslie shows how the post -World War II alliance of the U.S. military, high technology corporations, and academia redefined and degraded both American science and the American by: 2 How the Cold War Transformed Philosophy of Science the s have given way to styrofoam coffee cups and fluorescent lights of corporate hotels where philosophers of science, now representing a well-established academic field, convene to network, debate issues, and.

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Reisch Index Index. AAUP. See American Association of University Professors. absolutism, 29– academy: during McCarthy years, 20–21, ; normalization of ideology in, Ackoff, Russell,Addams, Jane,   59 John McCumber, Time in the ditch: American philosophy and the McCarthy era (Evanston, IL, ); George Reisch, How the Cold War transformed philosophy of science: to the icy slopes of logic (Cambridge, ).Cited by: