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Science and Convention

Jerzy Giedymin

Science and Convention

Essays on the Origin and Significance of the Conventionalist Philosophy of Science (Found&Phil of Sci&Tech Ser)

by Jerzy Giedymin

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Published by Pergamon Pr .
Written in English


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Number of Pages232
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Open LibraryOL7311001M
ISBN 100080257909
ISBN 109780080257907

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Science and Convention: Essays on Henri Poincare's Philosophy of Science and The Conventionalist Tradition contains essays concerned with Henri Poincare's philosophy of science, physics in particular, and with the conventionalist tradition in philosophy that he revived and reshaped, simultaneously with, but independently of, Pierre Duhem.

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