Book ID: CBB000049776

Scientific inquiry in philosophical perspective (1987)


Rescher, Nicholas (Editor)

University Press of America

Publication Date: 1987
Physical Details: viii + 300 pp.; notes; index

Description Contents: Simon, Herbert A.: Is scientific discovery a topic in the philosophy of science? Giere, Ronald N.: Toward a cognitive theory of science. McMullin, Ernan: Explanatory success and the truth of theory. Bromberger, Sylvain: What we don't know when we don't know why. Fodor, J.A.: Mental representation: An introduction. Bunge, Mario: Two controversies in evolutionary biology: Saltationism and cladism. Roth, Alvin E.: Laboratory experimentation in economics, and its relation to economic theory. Redhead, Michael: Whither complementarity? Bas C. van Fraasen: Symmetries of personal probability kinematics. Skyrms, Brian: Coherence. Edidin, Aron: Peirce meets Kuhn: The verification theory of truth without a fixed methodology of verification. Tennant, Neil: The life and work of the early Carnap. Creath, Richard: Mowing the grass that's grue: What Carnap should have said to Goodman.

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Chapter Tennant, Neil (1987) The life and work of the early Carnap. In: Scientific inquiry in philosophical perspective (p. 261). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Emmeche, Claus
Zuccolin, Gabriella
Teo, Thomas
Stent, Gunther S.
Segal, Nancy L.
Schmitz, Rudolf
Interdisciplinary Science Reviews
Social Studies of Science
Science and Education
Revue Française d'Histoire du Livre
History of the Human Sciences
Ibis Edizioni
University of Chicago Press
Social Sciences Today Editorial Board, USSR Academy of Sciences
Oxford University Press
Harvard University Press
Twin studies (social sciences)
Natural philosophy
Science and politics
Interdisciplinary approach to knowledge
Marx, Karl
Le Breton, André François
Lakatos, Imre
Helmholtz, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von
Darwin, Charles Robert
Boyle, Robert
Time Periods
19th century
17th century
21st century
20th century, late
British Isles
United States
Minnesota (U.S.)
Elliott Brothers (firm)

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