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Whewell's critics : have they prevented him from doing good?

Author: John Wettersten; J A Bell
Publisher: Amsterdam [Netherlands] ; New York, NY : Rodopi, ©2005.
Series: Poznań studies in the philosophy of the sciences and the humanities, v. 85.; Poznań studies in the philosophy of the sciences and the humanities., Monographs-in-debate.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William Whewell; William Whewell; William Whewell; William Whewell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Wettersten; J A Bell
ISBN: 9042016442 9789042016446
OCLC Number: 57468587
Description: 429 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: James A. BELL: Foreword Preface and Acknowledgments Analytical Introduction: Whewell's Image and Impact; Two Conflicting Tales PART ONE: the building of Whewell's image 1. Immediate Rejection 2. Embarrassed Silence PART TWO: WHEWELL'S IMPACT EMERGING 3. Disturbing Recollections Fail to Pass Away 4. The 20th Century Sneaks a Worried Look at Old Judgments PART THREE: THE IMAGE REINSTATED. THE REALITY COVERED OVER 5. The Return to Old Misconceptions 6. Quixotic Attempts to Revive Mill's Program 7. The Reappraisal of Whewell's Place in the History of the Philosophy of Science Begins PART FOUR: Whewell reappraised today 8. An Overview: Whewell's Philosophy in Retrospect 9. The Good that Whewell Can Still Do References COMMENTARIES Michael SEGRE: Whewell's Legacy and the Art of Argumentation Joseph AGASSI: The Case-Study and Its Import: Wettersten on Whewell Ron CURTIS: The Theological Deduction Maurice A. FINOCCHIARO: Was Whewell an Inductivist? Godfrey GUILLAUMIN J., William Whewell's Idea of Historical Causation William MARGOLIS: A Small Appreciation of William Whewell REPLIES TO COMMENTARIES John WETTERSTEN: Replies to Commentaries Index
Series Title: Poznań studies in the philosophy of the sciences and the humanities, v. 85.; Poznań studies in the philosophy of the sciences and the humanities., Monographs-in-debate.
Responsibility: John Wettersten ; edited by James A. Bell.

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