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European Studies in Philosophy of Science

EPSA15 Selected Papers

The 5th conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association in Düsseldorf

Editors: Massimi, Michela, Romeijn, Jan-Willem, Schurz, Gerhard (Eds.)

  • Presents recent, high quality and refereed papers in the philosophy of science
  • Takes both a broad and a narrow view of science & crosses disciplines to explore philosophical issues
  • Contains a selection of papers from the prestigious EPSA conference in Düsseldorf
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This edited collection showcases some of the best recent research in the philosophy of science. It comprises of thematically arranged papers presented at the 5th conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA15), covering a broad variety of topics within general philosophy of science, and philosophical issues pertaining to specific sciences. The collection will appeal to researchers with an interest in the philosophical underpinnings of their own discipline, and to philosophers who wish to study the latest work on the themes discussed.

Table of contents (28 chapters)

  • Overcoming Newman’s Objection

    Bueno, Otávio

    Pages 3-12

  • Case Studies, Selective Realism, and Historical Evidence

    Chakravartty, Anjan

    Pages 13-23

  • The Epistemic Indispensability of Understanding in Historiography

    Dewulf, Fons

    Pages 25-36

  • Building Bridges with the Right Tools: Modality and the Standard Model

    French, Steven

    Pages 37-47

  • Coordination and Measurement: What We Get Wrong About What Reichenbach Got Right

    Padovani, Flavia

    Pages 49-60

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eBook 190,39 €
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Hardcover 238,16 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-53729-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
EPSA15 Selected Papers
Book Subtitle
The 5th conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association in Düsseldorf
Editors
  • Michela Massimi
  • Jan-Willem Romeijn
  • Gerhard Schurz
Series Title
European Studies in Philosophy of Science
Series Volume
5
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-53730-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-53730-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-53729-0
Series ISSN
2365-4228
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 358
Number of Illustrations and Tables
30 b/w illustrations
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