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Scientific realism : selected essays of Mario Bunge

Author: Mario Bunge; Martin Mahner
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a selection of 30 articles which illustrate various aspects of Bunge's philosophy. This book covers such subject areas as metaphysics; epistemology and methodology; moral, social, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Bunge; Martin Mahner
ISBN: 1573928925 9781573928922
OCLC Number: 465111132
Description: 438 s. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: I. METAPHYSICS --
1. How Do Realism, Materialism, and Dialectics Fare in Contemporary Science? (1973) --
2. New Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous (1954) --
3. Energy: Between Physics and Metaphysics (2000) --
4. The Revival of Causality (1982) --
5. Emergence and the Mind (1977) --
6 SCIENTIFIC REALISM --
6. The Status of Concepts (1981) --
7. Popper's Unworldly World 3 (1981) --
II. METHODOLOGY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE --
8. On Method in the Philosophy of Science (1973) --
9. Induction in Science (1963) --
10. The GST Challenge to the Classical Philosophies of Science (1977) --
11. The Power and Limits of Reduction (1991) --
12. Thinking in Metaphors (1999) --
III. PHILOSOPHY OF MATHEMATICS --
13. Moderate Mathematical Fictionism (1997) --
14. The Gap between Mathematics and Reality (1994) --
15. Two Faces and Three Masks of Probability (1988) --
IV. PHILOSOPHY OF PHYSICS --
16. Physical Relativity and Philosophy (1979) --
17. Hidden Variables, Separability, and Realism (1995) --
18. Schrodinger's Cat Is Dead (1999) --
V. PHILOSOPHY OF PSYCHOLOGY --
19. From Mindless Neuroscience and Brainless Psychology to Neuropsychology (1985) --
20. Explaining Creativity (1993) --
VI. PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE --
21. Analytic Philosophy of Society and Social Science: --
The Systemic Approach as an Alternative to Holism and Individualism (1988) --
22. Rational Choice Theory: A Critical Look at Its Foundations (1995) --
23. Realism and Antirealism in Social Science (1993) --
VII. PHILOSOPHY OF TECHNOLOGY --
24. The Nature of Applied Science and Technology (1988) --
25. The Technology-Science-Philosophy Triangle in Its Social Context (1999) --
26. The Technologies in Philosophy (1999) --
VIII. MORAL PHILOSOPHY --
27. A New Look at Moral Realism (1993) --
28. Rights Imply Duties (1999) --
IX. SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY --
29. Morality Is the Basis of Legal and Political Legitimacy (1992) --
30. Technoholodemocracy: An Alternative to --
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