Reduction, integration, and the unity of science: Natural, behavioral, and social sciences and the humanities

In T. Kuipers (ed.), Philosophy of Science: Focal Issues (Volume 1 of the Handbook of the Philosophy of Science). Elsevier (2007)
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Andrew Hamilton
Arizona State University
William Bechtel
University of California, San Diego
Abstract
1. A Historical Look at Unity 2. Field Guide to Modern Concepts of Reduction and Unity 3. Kitcher's Revisionist Account of Unification 4. Critics of Unity 5. Integration Instead of Unity 6. Reduction via Mechanisms 7. Case Studies in Reduction and Unification across the Disciplines
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