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Theories and observation in science

Author: Richard E Grandy
Publisher: Atascadero, Calif. : Ridgeview Pub. Co., ©1973.
Series: Central issues in philosophy series.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard E Grandy
ISBN: 0917930193 9780917930195
OCLC Number: 9288032
Description: viii, 183, [1] pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Mach, E. The economical nature of physics.--Campbell, N. Definition of a theory.--Carnap, R. Testability and meaning.--Braithwaite, R.B. The nature of theoretical concepts and the role of models in an advanced science.--Hempel, C.G. The empiricist criteria of cognitive significance: problems and changes.--Scheffler, I. Prospects of a modest empiricism, I.--Smart, J.J.C. The reality of theoretical entities.--Maxwell, G. Theories, frameworks, and ontology.--Putnam, H. What theories are not.--Jeffrey, R.C. Review of Putnam.--Hanson, N.R. Observation.--Feyerabend, P.K. On the interpretation of scientific theories.--Quine, W.V.O. Posits and reality. Achinstein, P. On meaning-dependence.--Feyerabend, P.K. On the "meaning" of scientific terms.--Bibliographical essay (p. [184]).
Series Title: Central issues in philosophy series.
Responsibility: edited by Richard E. Grandy.

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