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Title Foundations of scientific method: the nineteenth century. Edited by Ronald N. Giere and Richard S. Westfall.

Imprint Bloomington, Indiana University Press [1973]

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  Q175 .F72 1973    Available  ---
Description ix, 306 p. 22 cm.
Note Papers presented at a conference held in Bloomington, Nov. 26-29, 1970, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Dept. of History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Kant, Naturphilosophie and scientific method / L. Pearce Williams -- Leading principles and induction: the methodology of Matthais Schleiden / Gerd Buchdahl -- Whewell's logic of induction / Robert E. Butts -- Logic of discovery in Maxwell's electromagnetic theory / Mary Hesse -- Charles Darwin and nineteenth-century philosophies of science / David L. Hull -- The genesis and structure of Claude Bernard's experimental method / Joseph Schiller -- Chabry, Roux, and the experimental method in nineteenth-century embryology / Frederick B. Churchill -- Statistics and social science / Victor L. Hilts -- Alfred Marshall and the development of economics as a science / H. Scott Gordon -- Grove Karl Gilbert and the concept of "hypothesis" in late nineteenth-century geology / David B. Kitts -- Peirce and the trivialization of the self-correcting thesis / Laurens Laudan.
Subject Science -- Methodology -- Congresses.
Science -- Philosophy -- Congresses.
Science -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Sciences -- Méthodologie -- Congrès.
Sciences -- Philosophie -- Congrès.
Sciences -- Histoire -- Congrès.
Added Author Giere, Ronald N.
Westfall, Richard S.
Indiana University. Department of History and Philosophy of Science.
ISBN 0253324009