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The philosophy of Carl G. Hempel : studies in science, explanation, and rationality

Author: Carl G Hempel; James H Fetzer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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By presenting an analytical and historical introduction, comprehensive bibliography and selection of many of Carl G. Hempel's most important studies, this volume provides an opportunity to appreciate  Read more...

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Named Person: Carl G Hempel; Carl Gustav Hempel
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl G Hempel; James H Fetzer
ISBN: 0195121368 9780195121360 019514158X 9780195141580
OCLC Number: 43109869
Description: xxxiii, 423 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pt. I. Cognitive Significance. 1. On the Nature of Mathematical Truth. 2. Geometry and Empirical Science. 3. Recent Problems of Induction. 4. On the Structure of Scientific Theories --
Pt. II. Explanation and Prediction. 5. Explanation and Prediction by Covering Laws. 6. Deductive-Nomological versus Statistical Explanation. 7. Maximal Specificity and Lawlikeness in Probabilistic Explanation. 8. Postscript 1976: More Recent Ideas on the problem of Statistical Explanation --
Pt. III. Scientific Theories. 9. Reduction: Ontological and Linguistic Facets. 10. Meaning to Theoretical Terms: A Critique of the Standard Empiricist Construal. 11. On the "Standard Conception" of Scientific Theories.
Other Titles: Philosophy of Carl Gustav Hempel
Responsibility: Carl G. Hempel ; edited by James H. Fetzer.
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