Galavotti, M.C., Dieks, D., Gonzalez, W.J., Hartmann, S., Uebel, Th., Weber, M. (Eds.)
2014, XII, 773 p. 22 illus.
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Presents the most advanced researches in the area of philosophy of science, collecting contributions by some of the most renowned scholars in the field
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Keywords »19th-Century Philosophy of Psychology - Algebraic Quantum Field Theory - Autonomy of Psychological Methods - Bayesian Confirmation Theory - Elementary Particles and Metaphysics - History of the Philosophy of Science - Mathematics in the Special Sciences - Measurements in Cancer Research - Philosophy of Biology - Philosophy of Computer-assisted Mathematics - Philosophy of Physics - Philosophy of Science - Philosophy of Social Science - Philosophy of the Cultural and Social Sciences - Philosophy of the Natural and Life Sciences - Philosophy of the Physical Sciences - Pluralism in Psychiatry - Pragmatism and European Philosophy - Social Choice Theory - Statistical Physics