Contemporary Newtonian Research


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them in his cheat-preface to Copernicus De Revolutionibus, but the main change in their import has been that whereas Osiander defended Copernicus, Mach and Duhem defended science. The modem conception of hypothetico- deductive science is, again, geared to defend the respectability of science in much the same way: the physical interpretation, it says, is merely and always hypothetical, and so the scientist is never really committed to it. Hence, when science sheds the physical interpretation off its mathematical skeleton as ...

Contemporary Newtonian Research 2011, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789400977174

Softcover Reprint of the Origi edition

Trade paperback

Contemporary Newtonian Research 1982, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789027713032

1982 edition