Scientific Philosophy Today Essays in Honor of Mario Bunge

This volume is dedicated to Mario Bunge in honor of his sixtieth birthday. Mario Bunge is a philosopher of great repute, whose enormous output includes dozens of books in several languages, which will culminate with his Treatise on Basic Philosophy projected in seven volumes, four of which have alre...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Agassi, J. (Editor), Cohen, Robert S. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1982, 1982
Edition:1st ed. 1982
Series:Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Some Remarks on Ontology
  • A Kind of Collapse in a Simple Spacetime Model
  • Poetic Imagination and Economy: Ernst Mach as Theorist of Science
  • Some Thoughts on the Ideal of Exactness in Science and Philosophy
  • On Hypotheses and Hypotheticism
  • The Influence of Heraclitus on Modern Mathematics
  • Free Intuitionistic Logic: A Formal Sketch
  • Some Lessons in the Sun
  • Interpretative Action Constructs
  • Is Realistic History of Science Possible? A Hidden Inadequacy in the New History of Science
  • Physics and the Doctrine of Reductionism
  • Symbolism and Chance
  • A Study in Protophysics
  • Materialist Foundations of Critical Rationalism
  • Analytic Philosophy as the Confrontation Between Wittgensteinians and Popper
  • Distrust of Reason
  • Teleology Redux
  • Invariance and Covariance
  • Molecular Phylogenetics: Biological Parsimony and Methodological Extravagance
  • Letter to Mario: The Self and Its Mind
  • The Young Hegel’s Quest for a Philosophy of Science, or Pitting Kepler against Newton
  • Three Kinds of Mathematical Fictionalism
  • The Disastrous Effects of Experiment upon the Early Development of Thermodynamics
  • Individualism and Concept Formation in the Social Sciences
  • A New Theory of Intension
  • The Place of Mario Bunge
  • Concerning Mario Bunge
  • I. Curriculum Vitae
  • II. List of Publications of Mario Bunge
  • III. Selected Reviews of Books by Mario Bunge
  • Index of Names