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  • Scientific Proceduresby David Short; L. Tondl

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 172.81

    For a decade, we have admired the incisive and broadly informed works of Ladislav Tondl on the foundations of science. Now it is indeed a pleasure to include this book among the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science. We hope that it will help to deepen the collaborative scholar­ ship of scientists and philosophers in Czechoslovakia with the English­... more...

  • Induction, Physics and Ethicsby P. Weingartner; G. Zecha

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 236.55

    Proceedings and Discussion of the 1968 Salzburg Colloquium in the Philosophy of Science. more...

  • Biology, History, and Natural Philosophyby A. D. Breck

    Springer US 2012; US$ 83.16

    In a world that peers over the brink of disaster more often than not it is difficul t to find specific assignments for the scholarly community. One speaks of peace and brotherhood only to realize that for many the only real hope of making a contribution may seem to be in a field of scientific specialization seemingly irrelevant to social causes and... more...

  • Form and Strategy in Scienceby J.R. Gregg; F.T.C. Harris

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 83.16

    Men of science are sometimes mistrustful of or at least impatient with philosophy. One of them, himself no stranger to hard thought, was one day heard to comment on his colleagues in another faculty and on their propensity to indulge in what he called "all this nonsense about thinking". Against this may perhaps be set a meeting of philosophers who... more...

  • Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Scienceby Robert S. Cohen; Marx W. Wartofsky

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 83.16

    Proceedings of the Boston Colloquium for the Philosophy of Science 1966/1968 more...

  • Biology, History, and Natural Philosophyby Allan D. Breck

    Springer US 2012; US$ 83.16

    In a world that peers over the brink of disaster more often than not it is difficult to find specific assignments for the scholarly community. One speaks of peace and brotherhood only to realize that for many the only real hope of making a contribution may seem to be in a field of scientific specialization seemingly irrelevant to social causes and... more...

  • Science is Godby D. F. Horrobin

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 83.16

    I am becoming increasingly disturbed by the lack of under­ standing of science revealed by politicians, industrialists and the general public. I am also concerned about the widespread mis­ use of the word "scientific" which is more and more being used in situations where it is quite inappropriate. As a result, in some circumstances gross overestimates... more...

  • Proceedings of the Boston Colloquium for the Philosophy of Science 1966/1968by Robert S. Cohen; Marx W. Wartofsky

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 268.96

    Proceedings of the Boston Colloquium for the Philosophy of Science 1966/1968 more...

  • Science a Road to Wisdomby Peter Wesly; E.W. Beth

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 83.16

    A few days before his death my husband requested me to write a few words of thanks on the publication of this collection of articles. He had already prepared the greater part of the volume for the press and had also decided on the title Science a Road to Wisdom. His original selection was somewhat more comprehensive, which is still partly reflected... more...

  • Scientific Methodby J.K. Feibleman

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 83.16

    There remains only the obligation to thank those who have helped me with specific suggestions and the editors who have kindly granted permission to reprint material which first appeared in the pages of their journals. To the former group belong Alan B. Brinkley and Max O. Hocutt Portion of chap­ ters I and VI were published in Philosophy of Science;... more...