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Philosophy as a science, its matter and its method

Ducasse, Curt John

Philosophy as a science, its matter and its method

by Ducasse, Curt John

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy -- Introductions,
  • Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. J. Ducasse.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD21 .D83 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 242 p.
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5292023M
    ISBN 100837167302
    LC Control Number72012326

    Any serious student attempting to better understand the nature, methods and justification of science will value Alex Rosenberg’s updated and substantially revised Third Edition of Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary g together lucid explanations and clear analyses, the volume is a much-used, thematically oriented introduction to the field. The common ground of a substantial part of the content of science, its facts and laws has always related it to philosophy, particularly in the field of the theory of knowl edge, and today this common ground links it with the problems of the moral and social aspects of scientific discoveries and technical inventions.

    ics are known. A book dealing with those parts may, therefore, claim to be an introduction to mathemati-cal philosophy, though it can hardly claim, except where it steps outside its province, to be actually dealing with a part of philosophy. It does deal, j however, with a body of knowledge which, to those vi who accept it, appears to. Philosophy can no longer be both naive and truthful. The naive union of philosophy and science was an incomparably forceful and in its cultural situation true cipher. But to­ day such a union is possible only as a muddy confusion that must be radically overcome. As both science and philosophy come to understand themselves, awareness is enhanced.

      The philosophy of science is home to some of the most interesting debates about the nature of science, of knowledge, and of reality itself. Here’s a detailed introduction to the philosophy . PHILOSOPHY AS A SCIENCE ITS MATTER AND ITS METHOD by C. J. DUCASSE Professor of Philosophy Brown University. Oskar Piest


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Kuhn, The Logic of Scientific Discovery by Karl Popper, Agai. Philosophy of science, the study, from a philosophical perspective, of the elements of scientific article discusses metaphysical, epistemological, and ethical issues related to the practice and goals of modern treatment of philosophical issues raised by the problems and concepts of specific sciences, see biology, philosophy of; and physics, philosophy of.

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Each module a different philosopher will talk you through some of the most important questions and issues in their area of expertise. We’ll begin by trying to understand what philosophy is – what are its characteristic aims and methods, and how does it.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. to trace a developmental progression of thought that introduces basic philosophical methods and frames issues that remain relevant today.

Later chapters are topically organized. These include philosophy of science and philosophy of mind, areas where philosophy has shown dramatic recent progress. This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, and related disciplines.

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It was the subject matter of philosophy—the science of the initial principles of the existence of the world, humanity and cognition. Admittedly in ancient times when philosophy had only just come into being, it was "omnivorous", in the sense that philosophers then took an interest in all or many fields of knowledge, and from a professional.

The Subject-matter of Philosophy, and its Relations to the Special Sciences Charles Dunbar Broad I think that an intelligent scientist would put his case against Philosophy somewhat as follows. He would say: “Philosophers discuss such subjects as the existence of God, the immortality of the soul, and the freedom of the will.

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65). The chapter, however, is not much concerned with scientific method, but rather with the argument that "Science is committed to a version of the principle of sufficient.

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