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Smith, Barry 1952-

Overview
Works: 58 works in 320 publications in 3 languages and 9,680 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography  Bibliographies  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: B3279.H94, 193
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Most widely held works by Barry Smith
The Cambridge companion to Husserl by Barry Smith( Book )

45 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and French and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this volume explore the full range of Husserl's work and reveal just how systematic his philosophy is. There are treatments of his most important contributions to phenomenology, intentionality and the philosophy of mind, epistemology, the philosophy of language, ontology, and mathematics. An underlying theme of the volume is a resistance to the idea, current in much intellectual history, of a radical break between 'modern' and 'postmodern' philosophy, with Husserl as the last of the great Cartesians. Husserl is seen in this volume as a philosopher constantly revising his system in order to be able to integrate philosophy with ideas emanating from science and culture. The so-called rift between analytic and 'continental' philosophy emerges as an artificial construct
John Searle by Barry Smith( Book )

13 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the only systematic introduction to the full range of Searle's work, including his recent thinking on social ontology & his views on the nature of law & obligation. It concludes with an appraisal of Searle's defense of truth & scientific method inthe face of postmodernist critique
Austrian economics : historical and philosophical background by Wolfgang Grassl( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1986, this book presents a reissue of the first detailed confrontation between the Austrian school of economics and Austrian philosophy, especially the philosophy of the Brentano school. It contains a study of the roots of Austrian economics in the liberal political theory of the nineteenth-century Hapsburg empire, and a study of the relations between the general theory of value underlying Austrian economics and the new economic approach to human behaviour propounded by Gary Becker and others in Chicago. In addition, it considers the connections between Austrian methodology and contemporary debates in the philosophy of the social sciences
Austrian philosophy : the legacy of Franz Brentano by Barry Smith( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Brentanian philosophy is oriented towards the problem of mental directedness, of how mind relates to objects. Thus in working out their 'theories of objects', the Brentanian philosophers - in contrast to Frege and his successors in the analytic movement - did not abandon psychological concerns in favor of an orientation towards language. Rather, their investigations in ontology proceeded always in tandem with work on the cognitive processes in which objects are experienced
Liberal education in a knowledge society( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay by Carl Bereiter, followed by comments on his work by other writers and Bereiter's response to these writers
Parts and moments : studies in logic and formal ontology( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and German and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European philosophy and the American Academy by Dallas Willard( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Structure and gestalt : philosophy and literature in Austria-Hungary and her successor states( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On disgust by Aurel Kolnai( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foundations of Gestalt theory( Book )

13 editions published in 1988 in English and German and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy and political change in Eastern Europe( Book )

11 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical knowledge : outlines of a theory of traditions and skills( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mystery of capital and the construction of social reality by Barry Smith( Book )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of essays by philosophers, economists, and political scientists addressing Hernando de Soto's--The Mystery of Capital--and John R. Searle's --The Construction of Social Reality-- --Provided by publisher
The four phases of philosophy by Balázs M Mezei( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Applied ontology : an introduction by Katherine Munn( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ontology is the philosophical discipline which aims to understand how things in the world are divided into categories and how these categories are related together. This is exactly what information scientists aim for in creating structured, automated representations, called 'ontologies, ' for managing information in fields such as science, government, industry, and healthcare. Currently, these systems are designed in a variety of different ways, so they cannot share data with one another. They are often idiosyncratically structured, accessible only to those who created them, and unable to serve as inputs for automated reasoning. This volume shows, in a non-technical way and using examples from medicine and biology, how the rigorous application of theories and insights from philosophical ontology can improve the ontologies upon which information management depends
Building ontologies with Basic Formal Ontology by Robert Arp( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the era of "big data, " science is increasingly information driven, and the potential for computers to store, manage, and integrate massive amounts of data has given rise to such new disciplinary fields as biomedical informatics. Applied ontology offers a strategy for the organization of scientific information in computer-tractable form, drawing on concepts not only from computer and information science but also from linguistics, logic, and philosophy. This book provides an introduction to the field of applied ontology that is of particular relevance to biomedicine, covering theoretical components of ontologies, best practices for ontology design, and examples of biomedical ontologies in use. After defining an ontology as a representation of the types of entities in a given domain, the book distinguishes between different kinds of ontologies and taxonomies, and shows how applied ontology draws on more traditional ideas from metaphysics. It presents the core features of the Basic Formal Ontology (BFO), now used by over one hundred ontology projects around the world, and offers examples of domain ontologies that utilize BFO. The book also describes Web Ontology Language (OWL), a common framework for Semantic Web technologies. Throughout, the book provides concrete recommendations for the design and construction of domain ontologies.--
Quantitative problem solving methods in the airline industry : a modeling methodology handbook by Cynthia Barnhart( Book )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Cambridge companion to Husserl
Alternative Names
Barry Smith Brits bioinformaticus

Barry Smith Ontologe

Barry Smith ontologo e filosofo britannico

Barry Smith philosophe britannique

Бэрри Смит

باري سميث

بری اسمیت

バリー・スミス

Languages
English (214)

German (3)

French (1)

Covers
John SearleAustrian economics : historical and philosophical backgroundAustrian philosophy : the legacy of Franz BrentanoLiberal education in a knowledge societyEuropean philosophy and the American AcademyOn disgustPhilosophy and political change in Eastern EuropeThe mystery of capital and the construction of social realityApplied ontology : an introduction