Special sciences

Known as: Special science 
Special sciences are those sciences other than fundamental physics, that are presumed to be reducible to fundamental physics, at least in principle… (More)
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2014
2014
In many of the special sciences, mathematical models are used to provide information about specified target systems. For instance… (More)
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2013
2013
John Earman and John T. Roberts advocate a challenging and radical claim regarding the semantics of laws in the special sciences… (More)
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2012
2012
  • Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science
  • 2012
Why should wait for some days to get or receive the special sciences and the unity of science book that you order? Why should you… (More)
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2012
2012
This paper explores whether it is possible to reformulate or re-interpret Lewis’s theory of fundamental laws of nature—his “best… (More)
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2009
2009
The view that special science properties are multiply realizable has been attacked in recent years by Shapiro, Bechtel and… (More)
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2008
2008
The systems studied in the special sciences are often said to be causally autonomous, in the sense that their higher-level… (More)
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2008
2008
If we are on the outside, we assume a conspiracy is the perfect working of a scheme. Silent nameless men with unadorned hearts. A… (More)
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2005
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2005
Philosophy of science emerged as a recognizable sub-discipline within philosophy only in the twentieth century. The possibility… (More)
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2000
2000
This paper describes an alternative to the common view that explanation in the special sciences involves subsumption under laws… (More)
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2000
2000
I do not believe there are any "special sciences" in Fodor's sense. I think that there is a large group of sciences I will call… (More)
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