Mexican Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science

Mexican Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science


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ISBN-13: 9780792334620
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/30/1995
Series: Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science , #172
Edition description: 1995
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; R.S. Cohen. Introduction; S. Ramirez. A: Mexican Studies. 1. Logic in Mexico with a Postscript: Eli de Gortari; W. Beller. 2. Contributions of Santiago Ramírez to the History of the Colegio de Minería; J. Ruiz de Esparza. 3. Gabino Barreda and the Introduction of Darwinism in Mexico: Positivism and Evolution; R. Ruiz Gutierrez. B: Social Studies. 4. Psychoanalysis and Marxism; S. Ramirez Ruiz. 5. Functional Explanations in History; C. Pereyra. 6. The History of Science: Internal or External? C. Yturbe. C: Natural Sciences. 7. Genetic Mutation: the Development of the Concept and its Evolutionary Implications; A. Barahona Echeverria. Galileo's Revolution: the Use of Idealized Laws in Physics; E.N. Bravo. 9. Among Men, Closest to God; R. Martinez E. D: Mathematics. 10. The Philosophy and the Program of Hilbert; C. Torres. 11. Some Logical Remarks Concerning the Continuum Problem; C. Alvarez Jimenez. 12. On the Relation of Hilbert's Second and Tenth Problems; M. Fernandez de Castro. 13. Three Metaphysical Theses on Mathematical Philosophy; S. Ramirez Castañeda. 14. The Principles of Mathematics of Bertrand Russell; A. Garciadiego. 15. Wittgenstein, On Mathematical Proof; G. Zambrana Castañeda. 16. To Show and to Prove; C. Torres, J.O. Falcon Vega. 18. A Return to Vienna; S. Ramirez Castañeda. Index.

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