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The Resource The structure of science; : problems in the logic of scientific explanation

The structure of science; : problems in the logic of scientific explanation

Label
The structure of science; : problems in the logic of scientific explanation
Title
The structure of science;
Title remainder
problems in the logic of scientific explanation
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1901-1985
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nagel, Ernest
Dewey number
501
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175
LC item number
.N22
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
Q 158
NLM item number
N147s 1961
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Philosophy
  • Science
  • Sciences
  • Science
  • Wetenschap
  • Verklaring
  • Logica
  • explication
  • logique
Label
The structure of science; : problems in the logic of scientific explanation
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Science and common sense -- Patterns of scientific explanation -- The deductive pattern of explanation -- The logical character of scientific laws -- Experimental laws and theories -- The cognitive status of theories -- Mechanical explanations and the science of mechanics -- Space and geometry -- Geometry and physics -- Causality and indeterminism in physical theory -- The reduction of theories -- Mechanistic explanation and organismic biology -- Methodological problems of the social sciences -- Explanation and understanding in the social sciences -- Problems in the logic of historical inquiry
Control code
ocm00231599
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
618 pages
Lccn
60015504
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 2737
  • (OCoLC)00231599
Label
The structure of science; : problems in the logic of scientific explanation
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Science and common sense -- Patterns of scientific explanation -- The deductive pattern of explanation -- The logical character of scientific laws -- Experimental laws and theories -- The cognitive status of theories -- Mechanical explanations and the science of mechanics -- Space and geometry -- Geometry and physics -- Causality and indeterminism in physical theory -- The reduction of theories -- Mechanistic explanation and organismic biology -- Methodological problems of the social sciences -- Explanation and understanding in the social sciences -- Problems in the logic of historical inquiry
Control code
ocm00231599
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
618 pages
Lccn
60015504
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 2737
  • (OCoLC)00231599

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