The Philosophy of Carl G.Hempel

The Philosophy of Carl G.Hempel : Studies in Science, Explanation and Rationality

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Hempel (1905-1997) was one of the most influential philosophers of science in the 20th century, along with Thomas Kuhn and Sir Karl Popper. His work defined the central problems of the field and its proper methods of investigation. By presenting an analytical and historical introduction and a comprehensive bibliography together with a selection of many of Carl G. Hempel's most important studies, this volume provides an opportunity for students and scholars to appreciate the enduring contributions of one of the most important philosophers of science of the 20th century.show more

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  • Hardback | 458 pages
  • 150 x 230 x 36mm | 787g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195121368
  • 9780195121360

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There is work of the highest quality in this volume ... Perhaps the most valuable portion of this new anthology of Hempel's essays is the essays explicitly on historicist accounts of science. Mindshow more