From Observables to Unobservables in Science and Philosophy

From Observables to Unobservables in Science and Philosophy

by Richard J. Connell

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ISBN-13: 9780761816645
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 04/26/2000
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.78(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

Richard J. Connell is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of St. Thomas.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Problem Chapter 2 Observables-What They Are Chapter 3 The Fundamental Cognitive Relation Chapter 4 The Similarity-Dissimilarity Relation Chapter 5 More on Analogies and Metaphors Chapter 6 Signs, Symbols and Words Chapter 7 The Necessity of Myth Chapter 8 Theory-Laden Observation Chapter 9 The A Priori and Innate Ideas Chapter 10 Regularities, Experience, Experiment Chapter 11 Hypotheses and Reality Chapter 12 The Mathematical Character of Physics Chapter 13 General Considerations on Philosophy Chapter 14 Philosophical Principles: Preliminaries Chapter 15 Natural Philosophy Chapter 16 Definitions Chapter 17 Analytic Propositions Chapter 18 Recapitulation Chapter 19 Bibliography Chapter 20 Index

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