Philosophy of Natural Science / Edition 1

Philosophy of Natural Science / Edition 1

by Hempel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0136638236

ISBN-13: 9780136638230

Pub. Date: 08/15/1966

Publisher: Pearson

This volume explores the logic and methodology of scientific inquiry rather than its substantive results.

Overview

This volume explores the logic and methodology of scientific inquiry rather than its substantive results.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136638230
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/15/1966
Series:
Foundations of Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
116
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Science and the Philosophy of Science.

2. Scientific Hypotheses: Discovery vs. Validation.

3. The Test of a Hypothesis: Its Logic and Its Force.

4. Conditions of Acceptability for Hypotheses and Theories.

5. Concept Formation.

6. Probability: Statistical and Inductive.

7. A Priori Knowledge in Science.

8. Modes of Scientific Explanation.

9. Science and Valuation.

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