ISBN-10:
9048161053
ISBN-13:
9789048161058
Pub. Date:
03/11/2013
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Explanatory Translation: Beyond the Kuhnian Model of Conceptual Change / Edition 1

Explanatory Translation: Beyond the Kuhnian Model of Conceptual Change / Edition 1

by V. Rantala

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ISBN-13: 9789048161058
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 03/11/2013
Series: Synthese Library , #312
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002
Pages: 321
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Part One: The Pragmatics and Hermeneutics of Conceptual Change. 1. Prologue: The Correspondence Principle. 2. Translation. 3. Examples and Applications of Local Translation. 4. Global Translation. Part Two: The Logic and Pragmatics of Scientific Change. 5. The Correspondence Relation. 6. Intertheoretic Explanation. 7. Case Studies. Part Three: The Formal Basis of the Correspondence Relation. 8. Theories and Logics. 9. A Formal Treatment of Case Studies. Appendix: Definability. Notes. Bibliography. Name Index. Subject Index.

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