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Philosophy of natural science

Author: Carl G Hempel
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1966.
Series: Prentice-Hall foundations of philosophy series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume explores the logic and methodology of scientific inquiry rather than its substantive results.
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Hempel, Carl G. (Carl Gustav), 1905-1997.
Philosophy of natural science.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1966]
(OCoLC)594302207
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl G Hempel
ISBN: 0136638236 9780136638230
OCLC Number: 396051
Description: ix, 116 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Scope and alm of this book --
Scientific inquiry: invention and test --
The test of a hypothesis: its logic and its force --
Criteria of confirmation and acceptability --
Laws and their role in scientific explanation --
Theories and theoretical explanation --
Concept formation --
Theoretical reduction.
Series Title: Prentice-Hall foundations of philosophy series.
Responsibility: Carl G. Hempel.

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