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The Logic of Scientific Discovery
Described by the philosopher A.J. Ayer as a work of 'great originality and power', this book revolutionized contemporary thinking on science and knowledge. Ideas such as the now legendary doctrine ofExpand
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Computability and logic
Part I. Computability Theory: 1. Enumerability 2. Diagonalization 3. Turing computability 4. Uncomputability 5. Abacus computability 6. Recursive functions 7. Representability of recursive sets and relations 8. Basic Metalogic . Expand
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Studies In Inductive Logic And Probability
A bottle of especial utility is disclosed. The bottle may be made of synthetic material as polyvinyl chloride. The bottle is formed by the rotation of a faired generating line made up from a straightExpand
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Valuation and Acceptance of Scientific Hypotheses
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Now I take it that no analysis of what constitutes the method of science would be satisfactory unless it comprised some assertion to the effect that the scientist as scientist accepts or rejectsExpand
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Conditionals as random variables
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Statistical Explanation vs. Statistical Inference
Hempel is not the first philosopher to have held that causal explanations are deductive inferences of a special sort: in the Posterior Analytics 1 Aristotle distinguishes a special sort of deductiveExpand
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The Philosophy of Rudolf Carnap
Part of a series of studies of contemporary philosophers, this volume focuses on Rudolf Carnap.
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Particle motion in laminar vertical tube flow
Some experimental results are presented for the motion of small rigid spherical particles suspended in a Newtonian viscous liquid flowing under steady laminar conditions in a vertical tube ofExpand
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Conditioning, Kinematics, and Exchangeability
The change (“conditioning”) from prior P to posterior Q = P( |E) is appropriate only if it changes no probabilities conditionally on E. Under similar conditions a generalization of conditioningExpand
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