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Induction and Deduction in the Sciences / Edition 1

Induction and Deduction in the Sciences / Edition 1

by F. Stadler
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ISBN-13: 9789048165551
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/09/2011
Series: Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook , #11
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2004
Pages: 359
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Induction and Deduction in the Philosophy of Science: a Critical Account since the Methodenstreit.- Historicizing Deduction: Scientific Method, Critical Debate, and the Historian.- Inference to the Best Theory, rather than Inference to the Best Explanation — Kinds of Abduction and Induction.- The Significance of Explanatory Considerations.- Truth-seeking by Abduction.- Inference to the Best Explanation and Bayesianism.- Adaptive Logics and the Integration of Induction and Deduction.- Argument, Inference and Reasoning — Integrating Induction and Deduction.- Laws are Persistent Inductive Schemes.- Physical Intuition as Inductive Support.- Frege, Neo-Logicism and Applied Mathematics.- Remarks About a “General Science of Reasoning”.- Two Questions About the Revival of Frege’s Programme.- Handling Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, and the Bayesian Controversy.- Artificial Intelligence and Its Methodological Implications.- Supplying Planks for Neurath’s Boat: Can Economists Meet the Demands of the Dynamics of Scientific Theories?.- Informational Economy and Creativity.- The Place of the Notion of Corroboration in Karl Popper’s Philosophy of Science.- How can a Falsified Theory Remain Corroborated ?.- Inductivism in 19th Century German Economics.- The Uniformity of Nature: What Purpose does it Serve?.- Planning, Democratization and Popularization with ISOTYPE, ca. 1945: a Study of Otto Neurath’s Pictorial Statistics with the Example of Bilston, England.- Reviews.- Activities 2003.- Preview 2004.- Remembering Dick Jeffrey (1926-2002) (Maria Carla Galavotti).- Index of Names.

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