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by Larry Laudan
Author: Larry Laudan
Publisher: Reidel; 1 edition (November 1, 1981)
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Laudan's overarching thesis is that classical philosophy of science was always subordinated to actual science: "New .
Laudan's overarching thesis is that classical philosophy of science was always subordinated to actual science: "New or innovative methodological ideas have generally not emerged, nor have old one been abandoned, as the result of internal, dialectical counterpoint between rival philosophical positions or schools; neither is it the case that the waxing and waning of methodological doctrines can be related neatly to their. As far as I have been able to determine, none of the classic figures of 19th-century Comte, Herschel, Whewell, Bernard, Mill, Jevons, nor Pierce--regard Hume's arguments about induction as much more than the musings of an historian.
This book consists of a collection of essays written between 1965 and 1981. Some have been published elsewhere; others appear here for the first time. It is a story that forms an integral part of modern science and its philosophy. Although dealing with different figures and different periods, they have a common theme: all are concerned with examining how the method of hy pothesis came to be the ruling orthodoxy in the philosophy of science and the quasi-official methodology of the scientific community. It might have been otherwise. Barely three centuries ago, hypothetico deduction was in both disfavor and disarray.
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Laudan, Larry Science and hypothesis : historical essays on scientific methodology, The University of Western Ontario series in philosophy of science ; v. 19. Dordrecht, Holland ; Boston, . Hingham, MA: D. Reidel ; Kluwer Boston Inc. Leplin, Jarrett, ed Scientific Realism. Berkeley: University of California Levi, Isaac Gambling with Truth: An Essay on Induction and the Aims of Science. Philosophy of Science: Post-positivism, part II Kristina Rolin 2012 Positivism (logical empiricism) Empiricism: Scientific knowledge is based on observation statements (which are understood to be basic.
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The history and philosophy of science (HPS) is an academic discipline that encompasses the philosophy of science and the history of science. Although many scholars in the field are trained primarily as either historians or as philosophers, there are. Although many scholars in the field are trained primarily as either historians or as philosophers, there are degree-granting departments of HPS at several prominent universities (see below).
Chapter Science represents natural phenomena by means of theories, as well as in many .
from book The Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science (p. -18). The Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science. Chapter · January 2012 with 5 Reads. Science represents natural phenomena by means of theories, as well as in many concrete ways by such means as pictures, graphs, table-top models, and computer simulations. This book begins with an inquiry into the nature of representation in general, drawing on such diverse sources as Plato's dialogues, the development of perspectival drawing in the Renaissance, and the geometric styles of modeling in modern physics.