Science and Necessity

Science and Necessity

by John Bigelow, Robert Pargetter
     
 

This book espouses a theory of scientific realism in which due weight is given to mathematics and logic.See more details below

Overview

This book espouses a theory of scientific realism in which due weight is given to mathematics and logic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521390279
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/22/1991
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Realism and truth; 2. Quantities; 3. Modal language and reality; 4. Modal ontology; 5. Laws of nature; 6. Causation; 7. Explanation; 8. Mathematics in science Coda: scientific platonism; Bibliography.

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