Theory And Reality

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226300610
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However, this is a textbook that doesn't feel like a textbook because it captures the historical drama of changes in how science has been conceived over the last one hundred years.

Creating Scientific Controversies

Author: David Harker
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316409317
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World Politics At The Edge Of Chaos

Author: Emilian Kavalski
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438456077
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and reality: An introduction to the philosophy of science: Science and its
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... essay of Ted Peters about Science and Religion at ”Lindsay Jones (editor in
chief). Encyclopedia of Religion, Second Edition. Thomson Gale. 2005. p.8185”
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Paul Tillichs Theologie Der Kultur

Author: Christian Danz
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110262371
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2.1 The More Recent Philosophy of Science Logical positivism had to give up its
demand for empirical verification. ... insight that perception is theory-laden is an
important insight in more recent philosophy of science.29 There is no objective
perception; rather, perception always occurs within a theoretical framework that,
like spectacles, colours reality in a certain way. ... 29 N. R. Hanson, Patterns of
Discovery: An Inquiry into the Conceptual Foundation of Science, Cambridge, MA

Sex And Death

Author: Kim Sterelny
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226773049
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He is author of The Representational Theory of Mind: An Introduction and
coauthor of Language and Reality. PAUL E. GRIFFITHS is professor of history
and philosophy of science at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of What
Emotions Really Are: The Problem of Psychological Categories, published by the
University of Chicago Press, and editor of Trees of Life: Essays in the Philosophy
of Biology. Science and Its Conceptual Foundations A series edited by David L.
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Philosophy Of Statistics

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The Theory Of Info Statics Conceptual Foundations Of Information And Knowledge

Author: Kofi K. Dompere
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319616390
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Philosophy of Science, Vol. 65(3), 472–501 (1998). [R12.31] Heil, J., “Levels of
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Relativity The Theory And Its Philosophy

Author: Roger B. Angel
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483150038
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The varieties of opinion on this issue range from the view of a scientific theory as
a direct representation of reality, figuratively speaking as a diagram of the world,
to that of its being a conceptual fiction whose status is the purely instrumental one
of ... Accordingly, it is incumbent on philosophers to analyze the foundations of a
physical theory in order to ascertain precisely which of its ingredients have a
factual basis and which have been chosen on the basis of one or another

Knowledge And Reality

Author: P. Parrini
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401590400
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Natural Science ... with a new Introduction by R.S. Cohen (New York: Dover)
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Theories be Refuted?