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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: ForewordPreface and AcknowledgmentsAnalytical Introduction: Whewell's Image and Impact; Two Conflicting TalesPART ONE: the building of Whewell's image 1. Immediate Rejection2. Embarrassed SilencePART TWO: WHEWELL'S IMPACT EMERGING3. Disturbing Recollections Fail to Pass Away4. The 20th Century Sneaks a Worried Look at Old JudgmentsPART 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 BeginsPART FOUR: Whewell reappraised today 8. An Overview: Whewell's Philosophy in Retrospect 9. The Good that Whewell Can Still DoReferencesCOMMENTARIESMichael SEGRE: Whewell's Legacy and the Art of ArgumentationJoseph AGASSI: The Case-Study and Its Import: Wettersten on WhewellRon CURTIS: The Theological DeductionMaurice A. FINOCCHIARO: Was Whewell an Inductivist?Godfrey GUILLAUMIN J., William Whewell's Idea of Historical CausationWilliam MARGOLIS: A Small Appreciation of William WhewellREPLIES TO COMMENTARIESJohn WETTERSTEN: Replies to CommentariesIndex
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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