Integrated history and philosophy of science : problems, perspectives, and case studies / Friedrich Stadler, editor.

  • Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2017]
  • ©2017
viii, 159 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.


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  • "This Springer imprint is published by Springer Nature"--Title page verso.
  • Selected papers presented at the Fifth Conference on "Integrated History and Philosophy of Science" organized by the Institute Vienna Circle at the University of Vienna, June 26-28, 2014. (Editorial, page vii)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Part 1. Contributions from the 5th Conference. 1. Metaphysics and the unity of science : two hundred years of controversy / Richard Creath ; 2. Saving models from phenomena : a cautionary tale from membrane and cell biology / Axel Gelfert and Jacob Mok ; 3. My touchstone puzzles. W.D. Hamilton's work on social wasps in the 1960s / Guido Caniglia ; 4. The first century of cell theory : from structural units to complex living systems / Jane Maienschein ; 5. Theorizing the distinction between solids, liquids and air : pressure from Stevin to Pascal / Alan F. Chalmers ; 6. "Beyond the conventional boundaries of physics" : on relating Ernst Mach's philosophy to his teaching and research in the 1870s and 1880s / Richard Staley ; 7. Scientific inference and the earth's interior : Dorothy Wrinch and Harold Jeffreys at Cambridge / Teru Miyake ; 8. Values, facts and methodologies. A case study in philosophy of economics / Thomas Uebel ; 9. Extended evolution and the history of knowledge / Jürgen Renn and Manfred Laubichler
  • Part II. General part. Report/documentation. 10. Carnap's Weltanschauung and the Jugendbewegung : the story of an omitted chapter / Adam Tamas Tuboly.
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  • 9783319532578 ((hardcover))
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