Book ID: CBB000069120

Physics and our view of the world (1994)


Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 1994
Edition Details: Edited by Jan Hilgevoord
Physical Details: ix + 304 pp.; notes; bibl; index

Description Contents: Gerard 't Hooft: Questioning the answers or stumbling upon good and bad theories of everything. Barrow, John D.: Theories of everything. Dieks, Dennis: The scientific view of the world: Introduction. McMullin, Ernan: Enlarging the known world. Van Fraassen, Bas C.: The world of empiricism. Feyerabend, Paul: Has the scientific view of the world a special status compared with other views? Feyerabend, Paul: Quantum theory and our view of the world. Van Fraassen, Bas C.: Interpretation of science; science as intepretation. Drees, Willem B.: Problems in debates about physics and religion. Davies, Paul: The mind of God. Hesse, Mary B.: The sources of models for God: Metaphysics or metaphor?

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Authors & Contributors
Fraassen, Bas C. van
McMullin, Ernan
Feyerabend, Paul K.
Kitcher, Phillip
Cushing, James T.
Giere, Ronald N.
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Oxford University Press
University of Notre Dame Press
Kluwer Academic
University Press of America
Cambridge University Press
Philosophy of science
Explanation; hypotheses; theories
Quantum mechanics
Twin studies (social sciences)
Newton, Isaac
Weyl, Hermann
Bell, John Stewart
Agassi, Joseph
Reichenbach, Hans
Feyerabend, Paul K.
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