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The applicability of mathematics in science : indispensability and ontology

Author: Sorin Bangu
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: New directions in the philosophy of science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This examination of a series of philosophical issues arising from the applicability of mathematics to science consists of scientifically-informed philosophical analysis and argument. One distinctive  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sorin Bangu
ISBN: 9780230285200 0230285201
OCLC Number: 795181601
Description: xiii, 252 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Series Editor's Preface Acknowledgements Introduction: The Question PART I: NATURALISM, INDISPENSABILITY AND POSIT REALISM Naturalism: Science as the Measure of All Things Holism Posit Realism PART II: THE VANTAGE POINT: MATHEMATICS IN SCIENCE Standard and Non-Standard Applications Mathematics and Scientific Discovery Wigner's Puzzle Revisited PART III: EXPLANATION AND MATHEMATICAL REALISM Inference to the Best Mathematical Explanation Explanation, Holism, and Ontological Commitment: The Objection from Scientific Practice Concluding remarks Notes Bibliography
Series Title: New directions in the philosophy of science.
Responsibility: Sorin Bangu.

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