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Philosophy of Natural Science

Philosophy of Natural Science - 66 edition

Philosophy of Natural Science - 66 edition

ISBN13: 9780136638230

ISBN10: 0136638236

Philosophy of Natural Science by Carl G. Hempel - ISBN 9780136638230
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 66
Copyright: 1966
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
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Philosophy of Natural Science by Carl G. Hempel - ISBN 9780136638230

ISBN13: 9780136638230

ISBN10: 0136638236

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 66
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Summary

This volume explores the logic and methodology of scientific inquiry rather than its substantive results.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Science and the Philosophy of Science.

2. Scientific Hypotheses: Discovery vs. Validation.

3. The Test of a Hypothesis: Its Logic and Its Force.

4. Conditions of Acceptability for Hypotheses and Theories.

5. Concept Formation.

6. Probability: Statistical and Inductive.

7. A Priori Knowledge in Science.

8. Modes of Scientific Explanation.

9. Science and Valuation.