Basic Problems in Methodology and Linguistics: Part Three of the Proceedings of the Fifth International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, London, Ontario, Canada-1975 / Edition 1

Basic Problems in Methodology and Linguistics: Part Three of the Proceedings of the Fifth International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, London, Ontario, Canada-1975 / Edition 1

by Robert E. Butts
     
 

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ISBN-10: 9048183502

ISBN-13: 9789048183500

Pub. Date: 12/23/2010

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789048183500
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/23/2010
Series:
The Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science, #11
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1977
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

I / Problems in the Methodology of Science.- Methodology and Systematic Philosophy.- Identity by Sense in Empirical Sciences.- Towards a General Semantics of Empirical Theories.- II / Identifiability Problems.- Identifiability and the Status of Theoretical Terms.- Definability and Identifiability: Certain Problems and Hypotheses.- On Identifiability in Extended Domains.- Prediction and Identifiability.- III / Foundations of Probability and Induction.- An Argument for Comparative Probability.- On the Truthlikeness of Generalizations.- A Third Dogma of Empiricism.- Causal Thinking in Judgment under Uncertainty.- IV / The Concept of Randomness.- A Survey of the Theory of Random Sequences.- Mises Redux.- V / Foundational Problems in Linguistics.- Foundations of Philosophical Pragmatics.- On Problems of Speech Act Theory.- VI / The Prospects of Transformational Grammar.- Transformations and Categories in Syntax.- Consequence of Speaking.- Formal Properties of Phonological Rules.- Index of Names.

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