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Scientific Knowledge : Causation, Explanation, and Corroboration

Author: James H Fetzer
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1981.
Series: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, 69.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With this defense of intensional realism as a philosophical foundation for understanding scientific procedures and grounding scientific knowledge, James Fetzer provides a systematic alternative to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James H Fetzer
ISBN: 9789400985582 9400985584
OCLC Number: 851388242
Description: 1 online resource (339 pages).
Contents: I: Causation --
1. The Knowledge Context Kzt --
2. The Language Framework:L or L?? --
3. Syntax. Semantics, and Ontology --
II: Explanation --
4. Statistical Explanation and Statistical Relevance --
5. A Single Case Theory of Causal Explanation --
6. The Dispositional Construction of Theories --
III: Corroboration --
7. The Justification of Induction --
8. Confirmation and Corroboration --
9. Acceptance and Rejection Rules --
10. Rationality and Fallibility --
References --
Index of Names --
Index of Subjects.
Series Title: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, 69.
Responsibility: by James H. Fetzer.

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