Book ID: CBB000201256

History of Philosophy of Science: New Trends and Perspectives (2002)


Heidelberger, Michael (Editor)
Stadler, Friedrich K. (Editor)


Publication Date: 2002
Physical Details: x + 440 pp., illus., bibl., index
Language: English

Description Contents: Chiara, M. L. D., Giuntini, R., On the Notion of “Law”; Frasca-Spada, M., Hume on Sense Impressions and Objects; Friedman, M., Kant, Kuhn, and the Rationality of Science; Schaäfer, L., Neo-Kantian Origins of Modern Empiricism: on the Relation between Popper and the Vienna Circle; Simonsen, W., Concerning some Philosophical Reasons for the Recourse of Mathematics in the Study of Physical Phenomena in the Thought of Newton and Leibniz; Anderson, L., Kant on the Apriority of Causal Laws; Snyder, L. J., Whewell and the Scientists: Science and Philosophy of Science in 19th Century Britain; Van Atten, M., Brouwer's Argument for the Unity of Scientific Theories; De Courtenay, N., The Role of Models in Boltzmann's Lectures on Natural Philosophy (1903-1906); Sterrett, S. G., Physical Pictures: Engineering Models circa 1914 and in Wittgenstein's Tractatus; Hardcastle, G., The Modern History of Scientific Explanation; Stump, D. J., From the Values of Scientific Philosophy to the Value Neutrality of the Philosophy of Science; McDonald, P. J., Helmholtz's Methodology of Sensory Science, the Zeichentheorie, and Physical Models of Hearing Mechanisms; Neuber, M., Physics without Pictures? The Ostwald-Boltzmann Controversy, and Mach's (Unnoticed) Middle-Way; Wilholt, T., Ludwig Boltzmann's Mathematical Argument for Atomism; Majer, U., Hilbert's Program to Axiomatize Physics (in Analogy to Geometry) and its Impact on Schlick, Carnap and other Members of the Vienna Circle; Sauer, T., Hopes and Disappointments in Hilbert's Axiomatic “Foundations of Physics”; Rédei, M., Mathematical Physics and Philosophy of Physics (with Special Consideration of J. von Neumann's Work); Stöltzner, M., How Metaphysical is “Deepening the Foundations”: Hahn and Frank on Hilbert's Axiomatic Method; Dickson, M., The EPR Experiment: a Prelude to Borh's Reply to EPR; Brenner, A., The French Connection: Conventionalism and the Vienna Circle; Houkes, W., Carnap on Logic and Experience; Koterski, A., Affinities between Fleck and Neurath; Hacohen, M., Critical Rationalism, Logical Positivism, and the Post-structuralist Conundrum: Reconsidering the Neurath-Popper Debate; Hofer, V., Philosophy of Biology around the Vienna Circle: Ludwig von Bertalanffy, Joseph Henry Woodger and Philip Frank; Holton, G., B.F. Skinner and P.W. Bridgman: the Frustration of a Wahlverwandtschaft; Stern, D., Sociology of Science, Rule Following and Forms of Life; Carus, A. W., The Philosopher without Qualities; Uebel, T., The Poverty of “Constructivist” History (and Policy Advice); Uebel, T., Otto Neurath und der erste Wiener Kreis; Zilsel, E., The Social Origins of Modern Science; Hacohen, M., Karl Popper: The formative Years 1902-1545: Politics and Philosophy in Interwar Vienne; Rusnock, P., Bolzano's Philosophy and the Emergence of Modern Mathematics; Dölling, E., “Wahrheit suchen und Wahrheit bekennen”: Alexius Meinong: Skizze seines Lebens; Howard, D., Stachel, J., Einstein: The Formative Years 1879-1909. (from publisher's web page)

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