Book ID: CBB000030461

The problem of rationality in science and its philosophy: On Popper vs. Polanyi. The Polish Conferences, 1988-89 (1995)


Kluwer Academic

Publication Date: 1995
Edition Details: Edited by Józef Misiek
Physical Details: xii + 272 pp.; notes; index

Description Contents: Agassi, Joseph: The theory and practice of critical rationalism. D'Agostino, Fred: A deontological approach to the rationality of science. Armstrong, D.M.: What makes induction rational? Boyer, Alain: The Osianderian compromise. Cattani, Adelino: Popper, Polanyi and the notion of rationality. Churchland, Paul M.: On the nature of explanation: A PDP approach. Grabińska, Teresa: The ambiguity of the Lakatos-Zahar reconstruction of classical and relativistic programmes. Krajewski, Wladyslaw: Approximative truth and depth as the main aims of science. Misiek, Jósef: Personal rationality. Misiek, Jósef: Assessment of theories. Musgrave, Alan: Realism and idealisation (metaphysical objections to scientific realism). Piatek, Zdzislawa: Is evolutionism a scientific theory? Plazowski, Jan Werszowiec: Rationality and beyond. Przelecki, Marian: In defence of the positivist view of science. Scott, William T.: On Polanyi's notion of rationality. Tempczyk, Michal: Limitations of determinism in classical mechanics. Watkins, John: Scientific theoryhood. Zabierowski, Miroslaw: On the objectivity of the Popperian interpretation of quantum mechanics. Zyciński, Józef: How to de-Ruse sociobiological theory of knowledge? Zyciński, Józef: Tacit knowing and the rationality of science.

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Authors & Contributors
Jacobs, Struan
Webley, Paul
Wallner, Friedrich
Tibbetts, Paul
Szostak, Walter
Stokes, Geoff
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of the Social Sciences
Perspectives on Science
Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
New Ideas in Psychology
Polity Press
Humanities Press
Philosophy of science
Mathematics and its relationship to science
Medicine and science, relationships
Philosophical historiography
Biology and ethics; bioethics
Popper, Karl Raimund
Polanyi, Michael
Kuhn, Thomas S.
Gombrich, Ernst
Piaget, Jean
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, late
20th century, early
British Isles

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