Theory, Evidence and Explanation

Theory, Evidence and Explanation

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This work on the philosophy of science shows how it cuts across the core areas of philosophy. Topics covered include the nature of natural laws; aleatory explanations; epistemology ("The Dogma that Didn't Bark" by Fodor); logic versus historical theories of confirmation; and much more.
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  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 175 x 250 x 44.45mm | 1,150g
  • Dartmouth Publishing Co Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1855216337
  • 9781855216334

Table of contents

Part I Laws of nature. Part II Probabilistic explanation. Part III Inference to the best explanation. Part IV Observation. Part V Prediction and accommodation. Part VI Underdetermination of theory by evidence. Part VII Incommensurability.
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