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The Problem of Reductionism in Science

The Problem of Reductionism in Science

Colloquium of the Swiss Society of Logic and Philosophy of Science, Zrich, May 18-19, 1990

The Problem of Reductionism in Science( )
Editor: Agazzi, Evandro
Series title:Episteme Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $199.00
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The topic to which this book is devoted is reductionism, and not reduction. The difference in the adoption of these two denominations is not, contrary to what might appear at first sight, just a matter of preference between a more abstract (reductionism) or a more concrete (reduction) terminology for indicating the same sUbject matter. In fact, the difference is that between a philosophical doctrine (or, perhaps, simply a philosophical tenet or claim) and a scientific procedure. Of...
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Detailed Subjects: Science / Philosophy & Social Aspects
Philosophy / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.931 x 0.195 Inches
Book Weight:0.772 Pounds

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