Constructive Empiricism: Epistemology and the Philosophy of Science by P. DickenConstructive Empiricism: Epistemology and the Philosophy of Science by P. Dicken

Constructive Empiricism: Epistemology and the Philosophy of Science

byP. Dicken

Hardcover | July 16, 2010

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Constructive empiricism is not just a view regarding the aim of science; it is also a view regarding the epistemological framework in which one should debate the aim of science. This is the focus of this book - not with scientific truth, but with how one should argue about scientific truth.
PAUL DICKEN is a Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy at Churchill College, University of Cambridge UK. He is an Affiliated Lecturer for the Faculty of Philosophy, Director of Studies in Philosophy at Pembroke College and Director of Studies in History and Philosophy of Science at Churchill College.
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Title:Constructive Empiricism: Epistemology and the Philosophy of ScienceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:237 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.7 inPublished:July 16, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230247539

ISBN - 13:9780230247536

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Arguments Concerning Constructive Empiricism Epistemic Voluntarism: Rationality, Inference and Empiricism Against Epistemic Voluntarism: Musgrave, Modality and Mathematics On the Nature and Norms of Acceptance and Belief Conclusion: What is this Thing Called 'Constructive Empiricism'? Endnotes References Index