Idealization X: The Richness of Idealization, Volumen10

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Rodopi, 2000 - 519 páginas
Contents: Preface. - Introduction. - Science as a caricature of reality. - Three methodological revolutions. - The method of idealization. - Explanations and applications. - Truth and idealization. - A generalization of idealization. - References.
 

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On Theories HalfTheories OneFourthTheories etc
275
On Explanation and Its Fallacies
285
Testability and Fuzziness
291
Constructing the Notion
301
On Economic Modelling
311
Ajdukiewicz Chomsky and the Status of the Theory of Natural
325
Historical Narration
339
The Rational Legislator
347

THE DARWINIAN FORMULA 68 THE PROBLEM OF TAUTolo
76
The Newton of the biological sciences
90
Marxs Theory of Reproduction
95
Part II
107
A New Survey
109
On the Concept of Dialectical Correspondence
185
On Inner Concretization A Certain Generalization of the Notions of Concretization and Dialectical Correspondence
189
Concretization in Qualitative Contexts
195
Some Expansions
199
On Multiplicity of Idealization
213
Part III
233
The Ontology of the Idealizational Theory
235
Creativity in Theorybuilding
243
Discovery and Correspondence
251
The Problem of Induction Toward an Idealizational Paraphrase
259
Models and Experiments An Analysis of Two Homogeneous Families of Notions
267
A Notion of Truth for Idealization
357
An Explication
387
On the Concept of Scope Adequacy of Laws
399
Approximation and the Two Ideas of Truth
407
On the Historicity of Knowledge
417
Abstracts Are Not Our Constructs The Mental Constructs
431
Metaphor and Deformation
439
Realism SupraRealism and Idealization
449
Writings on idealization
463
Other writings
476
ANALYTICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS
489
A Marxist attempt to dialectically refute Marxs theory
495
SUBJECT INDEX
497
INDEX OF NAMES
511
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