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Imaginary Confessions

  • Stephen Toulmin
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Part of the Artificial Intelligence and Society book series (HCS)

Abstract

Good Evening — When Bosse asked me to be responsible for this part of our Diderot Seminar, discussing the relations between Science and the Humanities on the lines of my book Cosmopolis, I was afraid it would be boring, both to you as audience, and to me as author. People always ask authors to speak about things that excited them 5 or 10 years ago, though meantime their heads have moved on. If I am here today, that is because I had second thoughts — that I had an idea about the relation of the Natural Sciences to the Humanities that goes well beyond that book.

Keywords

Practical Philosophy Bell Ring Imaginary Conversation Loyal Subject Personal Oddity 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1995

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  • Stephen Toulmin

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