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Introduction to the philosophy of science

Author: Arthur Zucker
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1996.
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zucker, Arthur, 1942-
Introduction to the philosophy of science.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1996
(OCoLC)603892492
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Zucker
ISBN: 0024321044 9780024321046
OCLC Number: 33079892
Description: xiii, 417 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Case Studies from the History of Science. The World an Organism / Carolyn Merchant. Preserving Animals Alive by Blowing Through Their Lungs with Bellows / Robert Hooke. The Investigation of Digestion, 1750-1830 / Frederick Holmes. Origin of the Benzene and Structural Theory / Friedrich August Kekule. Dreams and Visions in a Century of Chemistry / Eduard Farber. Starting Out / Shirley Strum. The Evolution of Modern Genetics / Franklin H. Portugal and Jack S. Cohen --
Ch. 2. Scientific Explanation. Patterns of Explanation / James D. Carney and Richard K. Scheer. The Logic of Explanation / Carl G. Hempel and Paul Oppenheim. Explanation, Predictions, and Laws / Michael Scriven. The Truth Doesn't Explain Much / Nancy Cartwright. Explanation, Prediction, and 'Imperfect' Knowledge / May Brodbeck. The Pragmatic Theory of Explanation / Bas C. Van Fraassen. The Explanatory Function of Metaphor / Mary Hesse --
Ch. 3. Confirmation. Testability and Meaning / Rudolf Carnap.
Responsibility: Arthur Zucker.

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