Method, Model and Matter


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This collection of essays deals with three clusters of problems in the philo- sophy of science: scientific method, conceptual models, and ontological underpinnings. The disjointedness of topics is more apparent than real, since the whole book is concerned with the scientific knowledge of fact. Now, the aim of factual knowledge is the conceptual grasping of being, and this understanding is provided by theories of whatever there may be. If the theories are testable and specific, such as a theory of a particular chemical ...

Method, Model and Matter 2011, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789401025218

Softcover Reprint of the Origi edition

Trade paperback

Method, Model and Matter 1972, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789027702524

1973 edition