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The Dappled World
The Dappled World is not only, as the subtitle says, A Study of the Boundaries of Science ; it is also a study of the boundaries of natural law. From my empiricist point of view the two areExpand
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Motivational Realism: The Natural Classification for Pierre Duhem
  • K. Darling
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Science
  • 1 December 2003
This paper addresses a central interpretive problem in understanding Pierre Duhem's philosophy of science. The problem arises because there is textual support for both realist and antirealistExpand
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The complete Duhemian underdetermination argument: scientific language and practice
Abstract Current discussion of scientific realism and antirealism often cites Pierre Duhem’s argument for the underdetermination of theory choice by evidence. Participants draw on an account of hisExpand
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Vienna in the age of uncertainty.
  • K. Darling
  • Medicine, History
  • Isis; an international review devoted to the…
  • 1 June 2009
Introducing a new hobby for other people may inspire them to join with you. Reading, as one of mutual hobby, is considered as the very easy hobby to do. But, many people are not interested in thisExpand
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Cataloging Survival for Non-Catalogers, or You Thought You Would Never Need to Catalog Again
SUMMARY This workshop was a basic introduction to the rules underlying serials cataloging. Expand
Nancy Cartwright: The Dappled World: A Study of the Boundaries of Science
Introduction Part I. Where Do Laws of Nature Come From?: 1. Fundamentalism versus the patchwork of laws 2. Fables and models 3. Nomological machines and the laws they produce Part II. Laws and theirExpand
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