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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… Expand
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
I argue that there is a tension between the claim that at least some kinds in the special sciences are multiply realized and the… Expand
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2012
2012
  • Olga Pombo
  • Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science
  • 2012
  • Corpus ID: 46007925
1. Introduction.- 2.Pragmatic continuities in Empirical Science. Some Examples from the History of Astronomy Maria de la… Expand
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2010
2010
The issue of downward causation (and mental causation in particular), and the exclusion problem is discussed by taking into… Expand
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2010
2010
The systems studied in the special sciences are often said to be causally autonomous, in the sense that their higher-level… Expand
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2008
2008
This paper concentrates on some aspects of the history of the analytic-synthetic distinction from Kant to Bolzano and Frege. This… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The notion of levels has been widely used in discussions of cognitive science, especially in discussions of the relation of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
This paper describes an alternative to the common view that explanation in the special sciences involves subsumption under laws… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
A typical thesis of positivistic philosophy of science is that all true theories in the special sciences should reduce to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1946
Highly Cited
1946
  • Nature
  • 1946
  • Corpus ID: 4106526
THE object of the pamphlets in the Series “Looking Forward”, issued by the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is to… Expand
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