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The metaphyics of the philosophy of science : new essays

Author: Matthew H Slater; Zanja Yudell
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This volume of essays will explore the relationship between science and metaphysics, asking what role metaphysics should play in philosophizing about science. The essays will address this question both through ground-level investigations of particular issues in the metaphysics of science and more general methodological investigations. They thereby contribute to an ongoing discussion concerning the future, the  Read more...
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Metaphyics of the philosophy of science.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016029883
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew H Slater; Zanja Yudell
ISBN: 9780199363216 0199363218 9780199363223 0199363226
OCLC Number: 956947837
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction Zanja YudellChapter 1 Time for Empiricist Metaphysics Katherine BradingChapter 2 Ontology, Complexity, and Compositionality Michael StrevensChapter 3 Naturalized Metaphysics and the Contention over the Ontological Status of Species Matthew H. Slater Chapter 4 No General Structure C. Kenneth WatersChapter 5 An Empiricist's Guide to Objective Modality Jenann IsmaelChapter 6 So Long And Thanks For All The Fish: Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Science P. Kyle Stanford Chapter 7 An Apology for Naturalised Metaphysics James LadymanChapter 8 Explanation and Explanationism in Science and Metaphysics Juha SaatsiChapter 9 Interventionism and the Missing Metaphysics: A Dialogue Jim WoodwardChapter 10 Against Bracketing and Complacency: Metaphysics and the Methodology of the Sciences Martin Thomson-Jones
Responsibility: edited by Matthew Slater and Zanja Yudell.

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