Rodopi (2000)

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Contents: Preface. Introduction. Science as a Caricature of Reality. Part I THREE METHODOLOGICAL REVOLUTIONS. 1. Galileo-Newton's Model of Free Fall. 2. Darwin's Theory of Natural Selection. 3. Marx's Theory of Reproduction. Part II THE METHOD OF IDEALIZATION. 4. The Idealizational Approach to Science: A New Survey. 5. On the Concept of Dialectical Correspondence. 6. On Inner Concretization. A Certain Generalization of the Notions of Concretization and Dialectical Correspondence. 7. Concretization in Qualitative Contexts. 8. Law and Theory: Some Expansions. 9. On Multiplicity of Idealization. Part III EXPLANATIONS AND APPLICATIONS. 10. The Ontology of the Idealizational Theory. 11. Creativity in Theory-building. 12. Discovery and Correspondence. 13. The Problem of Induction. Toward an Idealizational Paraphrase. 14. “Model and “Experiment. An Analysis of Two Homogeneous Families of Notions. 15. On Theories, Half-Theories, One-Fourth-Theories, etc. 16. On Explanation and Its Fallacies. 17. Testability and Fuzziness. 18. Constructing the Notion. 19. On Economic Modelling. 20. Ajdukiewicz, Chomsky and the Status of the Theory of Natural Language. 21. Historical Narration. 22. The Rational Legislator. Part IV TRUTH AND IDEALIZATION. 23. A Notion of Truth for Idealization. 24. “Truth is a System”: An Explication. 25. On the Concept of Scope Adequacy of Laws. 26. Approximation and the Two Ideas of Truth. 27. On the Historicity of Knowledge. Part V A GENERALIZATION OF IDEALIZATION. 28.s Are Not Our Constructs. The Mental Constructs Are Abstracts. 29. Metaphor and Deformation. 30. Realism, Supra-Realism and Idealization. REFERENCES. Analytical Table of Contents. Subject Index. Index of Names
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