Gary Hardcastle

Associate Professor
Department of Philosophy
Bloomsburg University
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815

email: ghardcas@bloomu.edu
phone: 570-389-4174
fax: 570-389-2094

Degrees

Ph.D. Philosophy University of California, San Diego, 1992
M.A. Philosophy University of California, San Diego, 1991
B.S. Psychology; History & Philosophy of Science University of Pittsburgh, 1987

Areas of Specialization: Philosophy of Science, History of Philosophy of Science, Epistemology

Books

Bullshit and Philosophy

coedited with George Reisch

(Open Court Publishing, 2006)

 

Monty Python and Philosophy

coedited with George Reisch

(Open Court Publishing, 2006)

 

Logical Empiricism in North America: Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science, volume 18

coedited with Alan Richardson

(University of Minnesota Press, 2003)

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Articles

"Debabelizing Science: The Science of Science Discussion Group, 1940-41," in Logical Empiricism in North America (G. Hardcastle and A. Richardson, eds., 2003) pp. 170-196

"Introduction," in Logical Empiricism in North America (G. Hardcastle and A. Richardson, eds., 2003) pp. vii-xxix

"Accomplishing Translation: The Notion of Evidence in the Discipline of the History of Science," in M. Feher, O. Kiss, and L. Ropolyi (eds.), Hermeneutics and Science (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1999), pp. 117-124

"The Modern History of Scientific Explanation," in M. Heidelberger and F. Stadler (eds.) History of Philosophy and Science: 2002 Vienna Circle Yearbook volume 9, (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2002) pp. 137-145

"The Cult of Experiment: The Psychological Round Table 1936-41," History of Psychology 3:4, 2000, pp. 344-370

"Are There Scientific Goals?" Studies in the History and Philosophy of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences 30, 1999, pp. 297-311

"What Horwich's Minimal Theory of Truth Does Not Explain," The Southern Journal of Philosophy 34, 1996, pp. 135-146

"S. S. Stevens and the Origins of Operationalism," Philosophy of Science 62, 1995, pp. 404-424

"Presentism and the Indeterminacy of Translation," Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science 22, 1991, pp. 321-345