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Readings in the philosophy of science. Edited by Baruch A. Brody.


Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1970] .
ISBN 9780137607020, 0137607024

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Subjects Filosofie.
Naturwissenschaften.
Philosophie.
Science -- Methodology.
Science -- Philosophy.
Wetenschappen.
Description xviii, 637 pages 25 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Studies in the Logic of Explanation / Carl G. Hemphel and Paul Oppenheim -- Probabilistic Explanation / Carl G. Hemphel -- What is a Law of Nature? / A.J. Ayer -- Laws of Nature and Causality / R.B. Braithwaite -- Why-Questions / Sylvain Bromberger -- Explanations, Predictions, and Laws / Michael Scriven -- Teleological Explanations and Teleological Systems / Ernest Nagel -- The Logic of Functional Analysis / Carl G. Hemphel -- Explanations in History and the Genetic Sciences / W.B. Gallie -- Historical Understanding as Re-Thinking / W. Dray -- Theories as Partially Interpreted Formal Systems / Rudolf Carnap -- A Logical Appraisal of Operationism / Carl G. Hemphel -- The Fictionalist View of Scientific Theories / Israel Scheffler -- The Ontological Status of Theoretical Entities / Grover Maxwell -- The Problem of Theoretical Terms / Peter Achinstein -- What is a Theory? / N.R. Campbell -- Models in the Empirical Sciences / R.B. Braithwaite -- Models and Theories / Marshall Spector -- Mechanistic Explanation and Organismic Biology / Ernest Nagel -- On Reduction / John G. Kemeny and Paul Oppenheim -- How to be a Good Empiricist-A Plea for Tolerance in Matters Epistemological / P.K. Feyerabend -- The Language of Theories / Wilfrid Sellars -- The Function of Dogma in Scientific Research / Thomas S. Kuhn -- Studies in the Logic of Confirmation / Carl G. Hempel -- Confirmation and Explanation / B.A. Brody -- Selective Confirmation / Nelson Goodman -- Some Comments on Confirmation and Selective Confirmation / Richard E. Grandy -- The Paradoxes of Confirmation / J.W.N. Watkins -- Statistical and Inductive Probability / Rudolf Carnap -- On Inductive Logic / Rudolf Carnap -- Carnap's Theory of Induction / Ernest Nagel -- Towards a Theory of Inductive Generalization / Jaakko Hintikka -- The New Riddle of Induction / Nelson Goodman -- On the New Riddle of Induction / Steve Barker and Peter Achinstein -- The Very Thought of Grue / Haskell Fain -- The Scientist Qua Scientist Makes Value Judgments / Richard Rudner -- Valuation and Acceptance of Scientific Hypothesis / Richard C. Jeffrey -- Must the Scientist Make Value Judgments? / Isaac Levi -- On Induction / Bertrand Russell -- The Inductive Support of Inductive Rules / Max Black -- Dissolving the Problem of Induction / P.F. Strawson -- Inductive Inference / Wesley C. Salmon -- Is there a Logic of Scientific Discovery? / Norwood Russell Hanson.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)84583
(OCoLC)ocm00084583
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WorldCat Identities Brody, Baruch A.,
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