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


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William Bechtel
University of California, San Diego
Andrew Hamilton
Arizona State University
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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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