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  1. Three Challenges to the Complementarity of the Logic and the Pragmatics of Science.Thomas Uebel - 2015 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 53:23-32.
  • Pragmatic Engagements: Philipp Frank and James Bryant Conant on Science, Education, and Democracy.George Reisch - 2017 - Studies in East European Thought 69 (3):227-244.
    This essay examines the relationship between Philipp Frank and James Bryant Conant in light of two issues that engaged leading American intellectuals in the mid-twentieth century: the place of metaphysics in higher education and the responsibilities of intellectuals as educators to defend democracy against the rise of totalitarianism. It suggests that Frank’s relationship to pragmatism was nourished by his professional and intellectual relationships to Conant and that each of their contributions to our understanding of science is inseparable from their efforts (...)
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  • Simplicity and Scientific Progress in the Philosophy of Philipp Frank.Amy Wuest - 2017 - Studies in East European Thought 69 (3):245-255.
    Philipp Frank was a central figure in the Vienna Circle, but his ideas vary significantly from those of his peers. Despite the growing body of literature on Frank, his account of simplicity has not yet received the attention it deserves even though it succinctly captures many of the most distinctive elements of Frank’s philosophy of science. This is because Frank’s account of simplicity is not restricted to the epistemology of scientific theories; his treatment of simplicity provides us with a way (...)
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