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Problems in the philosophy of science

International Colloquim in the Philosophy of Science (1965 Bedford College)

Problems in the philosophy of science

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by International Colloquim in the Philosophy of Science (1965 Bedford College)

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Published by North Holland in Amsterdam .
Written in English


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SeriesStudies in logic and the foundations of mathematics
ContributionsLakatos, Imre., Musgrave, Alan.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14105828M

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This volume consists of two parts: Book I deals with traditional problems in the philosophy of science: logic, explanation, and epistemology.

Book II presents various schools and systems of thought from the philosophy of science. Prominently featured are: rationalism, empiricism, logical positivism and constructivism.5/5(1). Problems in the Philosophy of ScienceEdited byImre Lakatos. An illustration of an open book.

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Imre Lakatos, Bedford College & British Society for the Philosophy of Science - - North-Holland Pub. by: Philosophical Problems of Modern Physics (Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science (18)) Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed.

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Problems in the philosophy of science book The first section of this volume begins with the formal philosophy of science, moves on to idealization, representation and explanation and then.

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Placed in the context of the occult, philosophy of science issues become immediately understandable and forcefully ent views on astrology, parapsychology, and quantum mechanics mysticism. Peter Machamer is Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh.

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The demarcation problem refers to the distinction between science and nonscience (including pseudoscience); Karl Popper called this the central question in the philosophy of science. [] However, no unified account of the problem has won acceptance among philosophers, and some regard the problem as unsolvable or Size: KB.

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