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Relativizing the relativized a priori: Reichenbach’s axioms of coordination divided
  • F. Padovani
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Synthese
  • 1 July 2011
We analyse and clarify Reichenbach’s conception of cognitive coordination in his early works in order to show that what he had in mind was more sophisticated than usually suggested and was also crucially linked with the role he assigned to probability in scientific representation. Expand
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Introduction: Objectivity in Science
While few would question the importance of the objectivity of science for providing a well-supported factual basis upon which policy decisions can be reliably made, it is far from clear whatExpand
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Measurement, coordination, and the relativized a priori
Abstract The problem of measurement is a central issue in the epistemology and methodology of the physical sciences. In recent literature on scientific representation, large emphasis has been put onExpand
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Genidentity and Topology of Time: Kurt Lewin and Hans Reichenbach
In the early 1920s, Hans Reichenbach and Kurt Lewin presented two topological accounts of time that appear to be interrelated in more than one respect. Despite their different approaches, theirExpand
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Coordination and Measurement: What We Get Wrong About What Reichenbach Got Right
Reichenbach’s 1920 account of coordination is particularly interesting in this connection. Expand
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Contextualism, psychological science, and the question of ontology
Abstract There has recently been a renewed interest in philosophy among some psychologists, particularly those working within the modern behavior analytic framework known as contextual behavioralExpand
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Objectivity in science : new perspectives from science and technology studies
Introduction Jonathan Y. Tsou, Alan Richardson and Flavia Padovani.- PART I: POSITIONS ON OBJECTIVITY IN CONTEMPORARY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY STUDIES.- Chapter 1: Let's Not Talk about Objectivity IanExpand
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Breaking the ontology taboo: Reply to Monestès and Villatte
Abstract Monestes and Villatte take issue with our contention that, contra strong claims of “a-ontology” associated with functional contextualism, science requires the assumption of a world,Expand
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