4 edition of Experience and theory: an essay in the philosophy of science. found in the catalog.
Experience and theory: an essay in the philosophy of science.
|Series||International library of philosophy and scientific method|
|LC Classifications||Q175 .K82 1966a|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 250 p.|
|Number of Pages||250|
|LC Control Number||66073003|
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Part Three analyzes the concordance between theories and experience and the relevance of science to moral and religious beliefs.
Table of Contents Schemata of Empirical Differentiation. 2 Empirical Classes and Individuals. 3 Logic and Inexactness. 4 Empirical Continuity, Perceptual and Empirical. Schemata of Empirical Differentiation --Empirical Classes and Individuals --Logic and Inexactness --Empirical Continuity, Perceptual and Empirical Predicates --Empirical Generality --Hypothetico-deductive Systems as Idealizations --On the Mathematics of Discrete Individuals and Complexes --On the Mathematics of Infinite Totalities --On Probability and Statistics --Quantitative Theories --Idealization and the Unity of Substantive Theories --The Harmony of Theory.
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