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Explanation, reduction, and empiricism
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Farewell to Reason
This new book by Paul Feyerbrand offers a vigorous challenge to the scientific rationalism the underlies Western ideals of 'progress' and 'development', whose damaging sociological and ecologicalExpand
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Problems of empiricism
1. Historical background: some observations on the decay of the philosophy of science 2. Classicl empiricism 3. The structure of science 4. Two models of epistemic change: Mill and Hegel 5.Expand
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Conquest of Abundance: A Tale of Abstraction versus the Richness of Being
A note on the editing Part one: The unfinished manuscript introduction 1 Achilles' conjecture 2 xenophanes 3 Parmenides and the logic of being interlude: On the ambiguity of interpretations 4Expand
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On the Critique of Scientific Reason
The historical studies which have been carried out and are being carried out with the help of the methodology of research programmes define two types of relation between research programmes and theExpand
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VIII.—An Attempt at a Realistic Interpretation of Experience
INTRODUCTION ‘The task of science’, writes Niels Bohr, ‘is both to extend the range of our experience and to reduce it to order.’ ‘Science’, echoes a modern philosopher, ‘is ultimately intended toExpand
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Conquest Of Abundance
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Realism, rationalism and scientific method
Introduction to volumes 1 and 2 Part I. On The Interpretation of Scientific Theories: 1. Introduction: scientific realism and philosophical realism 3. An attempt at a realistic interpretation ofExpand
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