The Significance of the Hypothetical in Natural Science

Walter De Gruyter (2009)
How was the hypothetical character of theories of experiencethought about throughout the history of science? The essays cover periods from the middle ages to the 19th and 20th centuries. It is fascinating to see how natural scientists and philosophers were increasingly forced to realize that a natural science without hypotheses is not possible.
Keywords Hypothesis/Hypothese  Convention/Konvention  Science Methodology/Wissenschaft Methodologie  Realism/Realismus  Pluralism/Pluralismus  Concept of science/Wissenschaftsbegriff  Mechanics/Mechnik
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Call number Q175.32.R45.S54 2009
ISBN(s) 9783110206944   3110206943  
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