The Methodological Unity of Science / Edition 1

The Methodological Unity of Science / Edition 1

by Mario BUNGE

Product Details

Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
Theory and Decision Library Series, #3
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1973
Product dimensions:
0.59(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

I: Introduction.- Bertrand Russell’s regulae philosophandi.- II: Formal Science.- Mathematics and Ontology.- Gaps Between Logical Theory and Mathematical Practice.- III: Physics.- Relativity and Covariance.- IV: Biology.- Preliminary Remarks on the Organ-Function Relation.- The Logical Status of the Theory of Natural Selection and Other Evolutionary Controversies.- V: Psychology.- On Confusing ‘Measure’ with ‘Measurement’ in the Methodology of Behavioral Science.- Theoretical Concepts in Neobehavioristic Theories.- VI: Political Science.- Voting Rules and Coordination Problems.- VII: Historiography.- Historical Time and a New Conception of the Historical Sciences.- VIII: Ethics.- Some Problems of Ought-Utilitarianism, Valuation, and Deontic Logic.- IX: Metaphysics.- Human Freedom and 1568 Versions of Determinism and Indeterminism.

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