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The philosophy of science

Author: Bryan MageeTony TyleyJanet HoenigHilary PutnamBritish Broadcasting Corporation.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities [distributor], ©1997.
Series: Modern philosophy (Princeton, N.J.)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hilary Putnam examines current philosophical thought that dismisses the primacy and infallibility of mathematical logic and the scientific method. Modern thinkers, such as Einstein, are credited with introducing interpretive logic into their scientific theories.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Documentaries and factual films and video
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Magee; Tony Tyley; Janet Hoenig; Hilary Putnam; British Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC Education & Training.; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 38386926
Notes: WITH PUBLIC PERFORMANCE RIGHTS.
Originally broadcast in 1977.
"Distributed under license from BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc."
Performer(s): Interviewer: Bryan Magee; interviewee: Hilary Putnam.
Description: 1 videocassette (46 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Modern philosophy (Princeton, N.J.)
Other Titles: Modern philosophy (Films for the Humanities (Firm))
Responsibility: [a BBC production] ; BBC Education & Training ; series prepared by Bryan Magee ; directed by Tony Tyley ; presented by Janet Hoenig.

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Hilary Putnam examines current philosophical thought that dismisses the primacy and infallibility of mathematical logic and the scientific method. Modern thinkers, such as Einstein, are credited with introducing interpretive logic into their scientific theories.

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