The Significance of the Hypothetical in the Natural Sciences
How was the hypothetical character of theories of experiencethought about throughout the history of science? The essays cover periods from the middle ages to the 19th and 20th centuries. It is fascinating to see how natural scientists and philosophers were increasingly forced to realize that a natural science without hypotheses is not possible.
- Electronic book text | 384 pages
- 22 Dec 2009
- De Gruyter
- Berlin, Germany
About Michael Heidelberger
Michael Heidelberger, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen; Gregor Schiemann, Universitat Wuppertal.