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Philosophy in an Age of Science

Physics, Mathematics, and Skepticism

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$71.00 • £56.95 • €64.00

ISBN 9780674050136

Publication Date: 04/30/2012

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672 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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Hilary Putnam was Cogan University Professor, Emeritus, at Harvard University.

Mario De Caro is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Università Roma Tre.

David Macarthur is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney.

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Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene