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- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 180.45
This book seeks to offer a reflection on what might be meant by philosophy of science in Europe and European philosophy of science, and how awareness of it could assist philosophers interpret and motivate their research through a stronger collective identity. more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 127.33
The ?aphoristic form causes difficulty,? Nietzsche lamented in 1887, for ?today this form is not taken seriously enough.? Over a century later, Nietzsche?s Aphoristic Challenge offers the first book-length study in English devoted explicitly to Nietzsche?s aphoristic writings, including Human, All Too Human and The Gay Science . The... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 81.73
Jaakko Hintikka was born on January 12th, 1929. He received his doctorate from the University of Helsinki under the supervision of Professor G. H. von Wright at the age of 24 in 1953. Hintikka was appointed Professor of philosophy at the University of Helsinki in 1959. Since the late 50s, he has shared his time between Finland and the U.S.A. He was... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 201.68
According to a view assumed by many scientists and philosophers of science and standardly found in science textbooks, it is controlled ex perience which provides the basis for distinguishing between acceptable and unacceptable theories in science: acceptable theories are those which can pass empirical tests. It has often been thought that a certain... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 116.76
The papers collected in this volume were originally presented at a sym posium held at the University of Pennsylvania in December of 1968. Each of the papers has been revised in light of the discussions that took place during this symposium. None of the papers has appeared in print previously. The extensive bibliography that appears at the end of the... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 159.22
At the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C., 27 December 1966, a symposium was held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of Ernst Mach, the physicist who was vitally concerned about philosophical foundations. It was arranged by Section B on Physics, and co-sponsored by Section L on... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 169.84
The eminent philosopher of science Carl G. Hempel, Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University and a Past President of the American Philosophical Association, has had a long and distinguished academic career in the course of which he has been professorial mentor to some of America's most distinguished philosophers. This volume gathers together... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 253.71
The twenty-three papers collected in tbis volume represent an important part of my published work up to the date of this volume. I have not arranged the paper chronologically, but under four main headings. Part I contains five papers on methodology concerned with models and measurement in the sciences. This part also contains the first paper I published,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 243.09
Proceedings of an International Research Colloquium held at the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, 10-13 May 1973 more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 137.99
It was as a result of having known Juhos personally over many years that I became familiar with his thought. I met him and Viktor Kraft in Vienna soon after the War and through their acquaintance I first came into contact with the tradition of the Vienna Circle. To their conversation .too lowe much as regards the clarification of my own views, even... more...