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Title Historical and philosophical perspectives of science / edited by Roger H. Stuewer for the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [1970]


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Description xix, 384 pages ; 24 cm
Series Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 5
Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 5
Contents Feigl, H. Beyond peaceful coexistence.--McMullin, E. The history and philosophy of science: a taxonomy.--Salmon, W. C. Bayes's theorem and the history of science.--Achinstein, P. Inference to scientific laws.--Thackray, A. Science: has its present past a future?--Hesse, M. Hermeticism and historiography: an apology for the internal history of science.--Rosen, E. Was Copernicus a hermetist?--Feyerabend, P. K. Philosophy of science: a subject with a great past.--Hiebert, E. N. Mach's philosophical use of the history of science.--Buchdahl, G. History of science and criteria of choice.--Stuewer, R. H. Non-Einsteinian interpretations of the photoelectric effect.--Stein, H. On the notion of field in Newton, Maxwell, and beyond.--Schaffner, K. F. Outlines of a logic of comparative theory evaluation with special attention to pre- and post-relativistic electrodynamics
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and indexes
Subject Science -- Historiography.
Science -- History.
Science -- Philosophy.
Author Stuewer, Roger H.
University of Minnesota. Center for Philosophy of Science
LC no. 57012861
ISBN 0816605920