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Philosophy of Natural Science, 1st edition

Published by Pearson (August 15th 1966) - Copyright © 1967

1st edition

Philosophy of Natural Science

ISBN-13: 9780136638230

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This volume explores the logic and methodology of scientific inquiry rather than its substantive results.

Table of contents

1. Science and the Philosophy of Science.

2. Scientific Hypotheses: Discovery vs. Validation.

3. The Test of a Hypothesis: Its Logic and Its Force.

4. Conditions of Acceptability for Hypotheses and Theories.

5. Concept Formation.

6. Probability: Statistical and Inductive.

7. A Priori Knowledge in Science.

8. Modes of Scientific Explanation.

9. Science and Valuation.

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