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Scientific essentialism

Author: Brian Ellis
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge studies in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the laws of nature.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Ellis
ISBN: 9780521037747 0521037743
OCLC Number: 124025546
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: p. cm.
Contents: Preface; Introduction; Part I. Concepts: 1. Concepts of scientific essentialism; Part II. Ontology: 2. Natural kinds; 3. Powers and dispositions; Part III. Scientific Explanation: 4. Realism and essentialism in science; 5. Essentialism in the social sciences; Part IV. Laws of Nature: 6. Theories of laws of nature; 7. Natural necessity; Part V. The New Essentialism: 8. The essentialist program; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in philosophy.
Responsibility: Brian Ellis.

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"In this useful and well-written account of his crusade against Humeanism, Ellis attacks this ubiquitous worldview on both scientific and metaphysical levels...this book is distictly rewarding for Read more...

 
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