Philosophy And Scientific Realism

Humanities Press (1963)
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Originally published in 1963. In an introductory chapter the author argues that philosophy ought to be more than the art of clarifying thought and that it should concern itself with outlining a scientifically plausible world view. Early chapters deal with phenomenalism and the reality of theoretical entities, and with the relation between the physical and biological sciences. Free will, issues of time and space and man’s place in nature are covered in later chapters
Keywords Anthropocentrism  Biology  Brain  Consciousness  Mechanism  Phenomenalism  Physical Theory  Physicalism  Physics  Realism  Science
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Call number B29.S53
ISBN(s) 0415474973     9780415474979
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Stephan Torre (2011). The Open Future. Philosophy Compass 6 (5):360-373.
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