9781438433905

Questioning Nineteenth-century Assumptions About Knowledge: Determinism

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    9781438433905

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    1438433905

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-10-08
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
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Summary

A provocative survey of interdisciplinary challenges To The concept of determinism.

Author Biography

Richard E. Lee is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Fernand Braudel Center at Binghamton University, State University of New York. He is the author of Life and Times of Cultural Studies: The Politics and Transformation of the Structures of Knowledge and the coeditor (with Immanuel Wallerstein) of Overcoming the Two Cultures: Science versus the Humanities in the Modern World-System.

Table of Contents

Participantsp. vii
Illustrationsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Freedom and Determinism in the Twenty-First Century: Prolegomena to the Rewriting of Historyp. 5
Discussionp. 40
Mobile Order: Between Chance and Necessityp. 67
Discussionp. 84
Determinism and Mathematical Modelingp. 115
Discussionp. 132
Organizers' Opening Remarksp. 163
Jean-Pierre Dupuy: Does Determinism Entail Necessitarianism?p. 166
Discussionp. 172
Indexp. 185
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