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Current issues in the philosophy of science; symposia of scientists and philosophers. Proceedings of Section L of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1959.

Author: Herbert Feigl; Grover Maxwell; American Association for the Advancement of Science. Section on History and Philosophy of Science.
Publisher: New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1961]
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American Association for the Advancement of Science. Section on History and Philosophy of Science.
Current issues in the philosophy of science; symposia of scientists and philosophers.
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1961]
(OCoLC)593795495
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Feigl; Grover Maxwell; American Association for the Advancement of Science. Section on History and Philosophy of Science.
OCLC Number: 349298
Description: ix, 484 pages 21 cm
Contents: Philosophical Tangents of Science / Herbert Feigl --
Is there a logic of Discovery? / Norwood Russell Hanson --
The Genesis of the Special Theory of Relativity / Adolf Grunbaum --
The Language of Theories / Wilfrid Sellars --
The Key Property of Physical Laws-Inaccuracy / Michael Scriven --
Physical Laws and Time's Arrow / Henryk Mehlberg --
Law and Convention in Physical Theory / Adolf Grunbaum --
Meaning Postulates in Scientific Theories / Grover Maxwell --
The Empirical Foundations of Elementary Geometry / Ernest W. Adams --
On the Probability of Nonrecurring Events / Nicholas Rescher --
Vindication of Induction / Wesley Salmon --
The Role of Simplicity in Explanation / Stephen F. Baker --
Is Unitary Approach to Foundations of Probability Possible? / Josephine J. Mehlberg. Variables, Constants, Fluents / Karl Menger --
Some Problems Concerning Fundamental Constants in Physics / Wolfgang Yourgrau --
From Duality to Unity in Quantum Mechanics / Alfred Lande --
Niels Bohr's Interpretation of the Quantum Theory / Paul K. Feyerabend --
Are Wave Mechanics and Matrix Mechanics Equivalent Theories? / Norwood Russell Hanson --
Quantum Physics and the Relativity Theory / E.L. Hill --
Intervening Variables, Hypothetical Constructs and Metaphysics / Herbert Hochberg --
Verbal Utterances as Data / Alexander M. Buchwald --
Formal Analysis and the Language of Behavior Theory / William W. Rozeboom.
Responsibility: Edited by Herbert Feigl and Grover Maxwell. Contributors to this vol.: Ernest W. Adams [and others].

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