Philosophy and Simulation: The Emergence of Synthetic Reason download free [PDF and Ebook] by Manuel Delanda

Philosophy and Simulation: The Emergence of Synthetic Reason download free [PDF and Ebook] by Manuel Delanda year 2015
  • Book name: Philosophy and Simulation: The Emergence of Synthetic Reason
  • Author: Manuel Delanda
  • Release date: 2015/8/18
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9781474252843
  • Rating: 8.87 of 10
  • Votes: 799
  • Review by: Zachariah Calhoun
  • Review rating: 8.91 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/7
  • Total pages: 232
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In this groundbreaking book, Manuel Delanda analyzes all the different genres of simulation (from cellular automata and generic algorithms to neural nets and multi-agent systems) as a means to conceptualize the possibility spaces associated with casual (and other) capacities. Simulations allow us to stage actual interactions among a population of agents and to observe the emergent wholes that result from those interactions.Simulations have become as important as mathematical models in theoretical science. As computer power and memory have become cheaper they have migrated to the desktop, where they now play the role that small-scale experiments used to play. A philosophical examination of the epistemology of simulations is needed to cement this new role, underlining the consequences that simulations may have for materialist philosophy itself.This remarkably clear philosophical discussion of a rapidly growing field, from a thinker at the forefront of research at the interface of science and the humanities, is a must-read for anyone interested in the philosophy of technology and the philosophy of science at all levels.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H41M52S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Computer Science, Philosophy: Epistemology & Theory Of Knowledge, Cybernetics & Systems Theory, Philosophy Of Science, Philosophy
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.07 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x17.78mm
  • Weight: 236g
  • Printed by: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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