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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… 
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The issue of downward causation (and mental causation in particular), and the exclusion problem is discussed by taking into… 
2010
2010
Abell, Felin and Foss argue that “macro-explanations” in strategic management, explanations in which organizational routines… 
2008
2008
This paper concentrates on some aspects of the history of the analytic-synthetic distinction from Kant to Bolzano and Frege. This… 
2007
2007
  • D. Ross, D. Spurrett
  • The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
  • 2007
  • Corpus ID: 18445072
We discuss Russell's 1913 essay arguing for the irrelevance of the idea of causation to science and its elimination from… 
2007
2007
The paper sets out a new strategy for theory reduction by means of functional sub‐types. This strategy is intended to get around… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
A typical thesis of positivistic philosophy of science is that all true theories in the special sciences should reduce to… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
  • W. Bechtel
  • Minds and Machines
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 18569864
The notion of levels has been widely used in discussions of cognitive science, especially in discussions of the relation of… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
  • J. Woodward
  • The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 27892313
This paper describes an alternative to the common view that explanation in the special sciences involves subsumption under laws… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
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… 
Highly Cited
1946
Highly Cited
1946
THE object of the pamphlets in the Series “Looking Forward”, issued by the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is to…