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Title French studies in the philosophy of science : contemporary research in France / edited by Anastasios Brenner and Jean Gayon
Published [Dordrecht] : Springer, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (vi, 375 pages)
Series Boston studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 276
Boston studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 276.
Contents The legend of philosophy's striptease: trends in philosophy of science / Anne Fagot-Largeault -- French philosophy of technology / Daniel Parrochia -- A problem in general philosophy of science: the rational criteria of choice / Anastasios Brenner -- Science and realism: the legacy of Duhem and Meyerson in contemporary American philosophy of science / Sandra Laugier -- Philosophy and 20th century physics / Gilles Cohen-Tannoudji -- Foundations of physics: the empirical blindness / Hervé Zwirn -- Philosophy of chemistry / Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent -- Pharmacology as a philosophical object / François Dagognet -- Philosophy of biology: an historico-critical characterization / Jean Gayon -- Philosophy and contemporary biological research / Claude Debru -- What is a mental function? / Joëlle Proust -- Philosophy of cognitive science / Daniel Andler -- Duhemiam themes in expected utility theory / Philippe Mongin
Summary Showcases French philosophy of science by illustrating the different methods employed: logico-linguistic analysis, rational reconstruction and historical inquiry. This book explains the development of philosophy of science in France, the various schools of thought and methods as well as the major concepts and their significance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Science -- Philosophy.
Philosophy, French.
SCIENCE -- Philosophy & Social Aspects.
Sciences sociales.
Sciences humaines.
Philosophy, French
Science -- Philosophy
Form Electronic book
Author Brenner, Anastasios.
Gayon, Jean.
ISBN 9781402093685