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The Philosophy of science
Peter Harold Nidditch

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The Philosophy of science
ed. by P.H. Nidditch

Published 1968 by University press in Oxford .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

How to be a good empiricist : a plea for tolerance in matters epistemological / P.K. Feyerabend
The terms and sentences of empirical science / G. Schlesinger
Explanation in science and in history / Carl G. Hempel
The structure of teleological explanations / Ernest Nagel
Meaning and action / May Brodbeck
Safety, strength, simplicity / Nelson Goodman
Inductive simplicity / Robert Ackermann
Self-supporting inductive arguments / Max Black
The circularity of a self-supporting inductive argument / Peter Achinstein
On the new riddle of induction / S.F. Barker and Peter Achinstein
Positionality and pictures / Nelson Goodman
The paradox of confirmation / J.L. Mackie.

Edition Notes

Bibliogr. p. 178-182. Index.

Oxford readings in philosophy


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
Q175 .N433

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[II]-184 p. ;
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