Book ID: CBB000035244

The problem of reductionism in science. Colloquium of the Swiss Society of Logic and Philosophy of Science, Zürich, May 18-19, 1990 (1991)


Agazzi, Evandro (Editor)

Kluwer Academic

Publication Date: 1991
Physical Details: xviii + 214 pp.; notes; index

Description Content: Agazzi, Evandro: Reductionism as negation of the scientific spirit. Bunge, Mario: The power and limits of reduction. Hoyningen-Huene, P.: Theory of antireductionist arguments: The Bohr case study. Stoeckler, M.: A short history of emergence and reductionism. Engeler, E.: The technical problem of “full abstractness” as a model for an issue in reductionism. Vuillemin, J.: A neutral reduction: Analytical method and positivism. Weingartner, P.: Reductionism and reduction in logic and in mathematics. Morchio, R.: Reductionism in biology. Primas, H.: Reductionism: Palaver without precedent. Granger, G.G.: Must a science of artificial intelligence be necessarily reductionist? Suppes, P.: Can psychological software be reduced to physiological hardware? Klevakina, E.: On the problem of reducing value-components in epistemology.

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