Scientific Explanation And Methodology Of Science

Scientific Explanation And Methodology Of Science

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ISBN-13: 9789814596633
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/20/2014
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

The Directedness of Time in Classical Cosmology (Andreas Bartels and Daniel Wohlfarth); Explanation, Special Relativity, and Presentism (Katherine Brading); A Muse of Fire (James Robert Brown); SSK or ESW? — The Bloor-Lynch Debate Revisited (Kai-Yuan Cheng); Model Error and Ensemble Forecasting: A Cautionary Tale (Seamus Bradley, Roman Frigg, Hailiang Du, and Leonard A Smith); The Contextualist Basis of Scientific Explanation (Guichun Guo); On a Bottom-Up Approach to Scientific Discovery (Xiang Huang); The New Ignorance (Janet A Kourany); Models, Fiction, and Fictional Models (Chuang Liu); A Contextualist Interpretation of Mathematics (Jie Liu); Understanding as Integration of Heterogeneous Representations (Sergio F Martínez); Approximation of Laws (Ilkka Niniluoto); Science, Sex, and Pictures: Reflections on van Fraassen's Use of Perspectival Representations (Kathleen Okruhlik); Bayesianism versus Confirmation (Michael Strevens); The Equivalent Transformation Between Non-Truth-Function and Truth-Function (Xiao-Long Wan and Ming-Yi Chen); Mechanism and Productive Event (Zhu Xu); Social Science and the Bayesian Probability Explanation Model (Jie Yin and Lei Zhao); Choice of Units and the Causal Markov Condition (Jiji Zhang and Peter Spirtes).

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