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    Can We Ascribe to Past Thinkers Concepts They Had No Linguistic Means to Express?Gad Prudovsky - 1997 - History and Theory 36 (1):15-31.
    This article takes a clear-cut case in which a historian ascribes to a writer a concept which neither the writer nor his contemporaries had the linguistic means to express. On the face of it the case may seem a violation of a basic methodological maxim in historiography: "avoid anachronistic ascriptions!" The aim of the article is to show that Koyré's ascription, and others of its kind, are legitimate; and that the methodological maxim should not be given the strict reading which (...)
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    The Confirmation of the Superposition Principle: On the Role of a Constructive Thought Experiment in Galileo's Discorsi.Gad Prudovsky - 1989 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 20 (4):453-468.
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    Arguments From Conceivability.Gad Prudovsky - 1995 - Ratio 8 (1):63-69.
    What can be inferred from the fact that something is, or is not, conceivable? In this paper I argue, contrary to some deflationary remarks in recent literature, that arguments which use such facts as their starting point may have significant philosophical import. I use Strawson's results from the first chapter of "Individuals" in order to show that Galileo's arguments in favor of the distinction between primary and secondary qualities, which are based on premises concerning conceivability, should not be dismissed: they (...)
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    History of Science and the Historian's Self-Understanding.Gad Prudovsky - 1997 - Journal of Value Inquiry 31 (1):73-76.
  5. Idealisations in the Philosophy of Language.Gad Prudovsky - 1991
     
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  6. The Confirmation of the Superposition Principle: On the Role of a Constructive Thought Experiment in Galileo's "Discorsi".Gad Prudovsky - 1989 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 20 (4):453.
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