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Title Philosophy of science / editors, Peter A. French, Theodore E. Uehling, Jr., Howard K. Wettstein.

Imprint Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, c1993.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  501 P549    ---  Available
Description 399 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Midwest studies in philosophy ; v. 18
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Fictionalism / Arthur Fine -- Underdetermination, realism, and reason / John Earman -- Epistemology for empiricists / Elliott Sober --Wittgensteinian Bayesianism / Paul Horwich -- Carnapian inductive logic for a value continuum / Brian Skyrms -- How to defend a theory without testing it : Niels Bohr and the "logic of pursuit" / Peter Achinstein --Empiricism, objectivity, and explanation / Elisabeth A. Lloyd and Carl G. Anderson -- Theoretical explanation / R. I. G. Hughes -- Selective scientific realism, constructive empiricism, and the unification of theories / Steven Savitt -- Essentially general predicates / Peter Railton -- On philosophy and natural philosophy in the seventeenth century / Howard Stein -- There's a hole and a bucket, dear Leibniz / Mark Wilson --
The transcendental character of determinism / Patrick Suppes --Idealization and explanation : a case study from statistical mechanics / Lawrence Sklar -- The fabric of space : intrinsic vs extrinsic distance relations / Philip Bricker -- Against experimental metaphysics / Martin R. Jones and Robert K. Clifton -- Scientific realism and quantum mechanical realism / Linda Wessels -- Vacuum concepts, potentia, and the quantum field theoretic vacuum explained for all / Paul Teller -- Genic selection, molecular biology, and biological instrumentalism / Alex Rosenberg --Could there be a science of economics? / John Dupre -- Function and design / Philip Kitcher.
Subject Science -- Philosophy.
Added Author French, Peter A.
Uehling, Theodore Edward.
Wettstein, Howard K.
ISBN 026801406X

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