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Selected Philosophical Essays


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November 2010

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Offers a fresh perspective on Hempel's intellectual development and on the rise and demise of logical empiricism.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface; Introduction; Part I. Truth: 1. On the logical positivists' theory of truth; 2. Some remarks on 'facts' and propositions; 3. Some remarks on empiricism; 4. The problem of truth; 5. The irrelevance of the concept of truth for the critical appraisal of scientific claims; Part II. Probability: 6. On the content of probability statements; 7. On the logical form of probability statements; 8. A definition of degree of confirmation (with P. Oppenheim); Part III. Methodology: 9. The logical analysis of psychology; 10. Schick and Neurath: foundation vs. coherence; 11. On the cognitive status and the rationale of scientific methodology; 12. Provisoes; Part IV. Memoirs: 13. Rudolf Carnap, Logical Empiricist; 14. The Vienna Circle and the metamorphoses of its empiricism; 15. Hans Reichenbach remembered; 16. Empiricism in the Vienna Circle and in the Berlin Society; Part V. Publications of C. G. Hempel.
EAN: 9780521624756
ISBN: 0521624754
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2010
Seitenanzahl: 330 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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