Science, Explanation, and Rationality: Aspects of the Philosophy of Carl G. Hempel

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James H. Fetzer
Oxford University Press, Dec 7, 2000 - Science - 384 pages
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Carl G. Hempel exerted greater influence upon philosophers of science than any other figure during the 20th century. In this far-reaching collection, distinguished philosophers contribute valuable studies that illuminate and clarify the central problems to which Hempel was devoted. The essays enhance our understanding of the development of logical empiricism as the major intellectual influence for scientifically-oriented philosophers and philosophically-minded scientists of the 20th century.
 

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Contents

An Intellectual Autobiography Carl G Hempel
3
Scientific Reasoning
37
Probability and Induction
75
The CoveringLaw Models
109
Theories and Predictions
165
Explanations of Behavior
215
Scientific Rationality
265
The Spirit of Logical Empiricism Carl G Hempels Role in TwentiethCentury Philosophy of Science
309
A Bibliography of Carl G Hempel
325
Index of Names
333
Index of Subjects
337
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