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    Models and Analogies in Science.Mary B. Hesse - 1963 - University of Notre Dame Press.
  2. Models and Analogies in Science.Mary Hesse - 1965 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 16 (62):161-163.
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  3. Models and Analogies in Science.Mary B. Hesse - 1966 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 3 (3):190-191.
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    The Structure of Scientific Inference.Mary B. Hesse - 1974 - [London]Macmillan.
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    Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge.Mary Hesse - 1965 - Philosophical Quarterly 15 (61):372-374.
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    The Construction of Reality.Michael A. Arbib & Mary B. Hesse - 1986 - Cambridge University Press.
    In this book, Michael Arbib, a researcher in artificial intelligence and brain theory, joins forces with Mary Hesse, a philosopher of science, to present an integrated account of how humans 'construct' reality through interaction with the social and physical world around them. The book is a major expansion of the Gifford Lectures delivered by the authors at the University of Edinburgh in the autumn of 1983. The authors reconcile a theory of the individual's construction of reality as a network of (...)
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    Revolutions and Reconstructions in the Philosophy of Science.Mary B. Hesse - 1980 - Harvester Press.
  8. Revolutions and Reconstructions in the Philosophy of Science.Mary Hesse - 1982 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 33 (3):331-334.
     
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    Applications of Inductive Logic: Proceedings of a Conference at the Queen's College, Oxford 21-24, August 1978.Laurence Jonathan Cohen & Mary Brenda Hesse (eds.) - 1980 - Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.
  10. Revolutions and Reconstructions in the Philosophy of Science.Mary Hesse - 1980 - Philosophy 56 (217):430-431.
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  11. Revolutions and Reconstructions in the Philosophy of Science.Mary Hesse - 1984 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 15 (1):97-98.
     
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  12. Analogy and Confirmation Theory.Mary Hesse - 1964 - Philosophy of Science 31 (4):319-327.
    The argument from analogy is examined from the point of view of Carnap's confirmation theory. It is argued that if inductive arguments are to be applicable to the real world, they must contain elementary analogical inferences. Carnap's system as originally developed (theλ -system) is not strong enough to take account of analogical arguments, but it is shown that the new system, which he has announced but not published in detail (theη -system), is capable of satisfying the conditions of inductive analogy. (...)
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  13. Forces and Fields: The Concept of Action at a Distance in the History of Physics.Mary B. Hesse - 1961 - Dover Publications.
    This history of physics focuses on the question, "How do bodies act on one another across space?" The variety of answers illustrates the function of fundamental analogies or models in physics as well as the role of so-called unobservable entities. Forces and Fields presents an in-depth look at the science of ancient Greece, and it examines the influence of antique philosophy on seventeenth-century thought. Additional topics embrace many elements of modern physics--the empirical basis of quantum mechanics, wave-particle duality and the (...)
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    The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. [REVIEW]Mary Hesse - 1969 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 20 (3):263-269.
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    Forces and Fields: The Concept of Action at a Distance in the History of Physics.Mary B. Hesse - 1961 - Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press.
    An in-depth look at the science of ancient Greece, this volume examines the influence of antique philosophy on 17th-century thought. Additional topics embrace many elements of modern physics: the empirical basis of quantum mechanics, wave-particle duality and the uncertainty principle, and the action-at-a-distance theory of Wheeler and Feynman. 1961 edition.
  16. Applications of Inductive Logic.L. Jonathan Cohen & Mary Hesse - 1981 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 171 (4):501-502.
     
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  17. The Cognitive Claims of Metaphor.Mary Hesse - 1988 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 2 (1):1 - 16.
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  18. Forces and Fields: The Concept of Action at a Distance in the History of Physics.Mary B. Hesse - 1961 - Synthese 13 (3):252-253.
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  19. Models in Physics.Mary B. Hesse - 1953 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 4 (15):198-214.
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    Forces and Fields.Mary B. Hesse - 1963 - Philosophical Quarterly 13 (51):179-180.
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    Unfamiliar Noises.Richard Rorty & Mary Hesse - 1987 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 61 (1):283 - 311.
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  22. Theories and the Transitivity of Confirmation.Mary Hesse - 1970 - Philosophy of Science 37 (1):50-63.
    Hempel's qualitative criteria of converse consequence and special consequence for confirmation are examined, and the resulting paradoxes traced to the general intransitivity of confirmation. Adopting a probabilistic measure of confirmation, a limiting form of transitivity of confirmation from evidence to predictions is derived, and it is shown to what extent its application depends on prior probability judgments. In arguments involving this kind of transitivity therefore there is no necessary "convergence of opinion" in the sense claimed by some personalists. The conditions (...)
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    The Encyclopedia of Philosophy.Mary Hesse - 1969 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 20 (3):263-269.
  24. Unfamiliar Noises.Richard Rorty & Mary Hesse - 1987 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 61:283-311.
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    Truth and the Growth of Scientific Knowledge.Mary Hesse - 1976 - PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1976:261 - 280.
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    Ramifications of 'Grue'.Mary Hesse - 1969 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 20 (1):13-25.
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    Analogy and Confirmation Theory.Mary Hesse - 1963 - Dialectica 17 (2-3):284-292.
    The argument from analogy is examined from the standpoint of Carnap's confirmation theory. Carnap's own discussion of analogy in relation to his c*— function is restricted to cases where the analogues are known to be similar, but not known to be different in any respect. It has been argued by the author in a previous work,, and by P. Achinstein, that typical analogy arguments involve known differences between the analogues as well as similarities. Achinstein shows that for such arguments none (...)
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  28. In Defence of Objectivity.Mary B. Hesse - 1972 - Proceedings of the British Academy 58.
     
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  29. Logic of Discovery in Maxwell's Electromagnetic Theory.Mary Hesse - 1973 - In Ronald N. Giere & Richard S. Westfall (eds.), Foundations of Scientific Method: The Nineteenth Century. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. pp. 86--114.
     
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    Aristotle's Logic of Analogy.Mary Hesse - 1965 - Philosophical Quarterly 15 (61):328-340.
  31. Is There an Independent Observation Language?Mary Hesse - 1970 - In Robert Colodny (ed.), The Nature and Function of Scientific Theories. University of Pittsburgh Press. pp. 36--77.
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    Operational Definition and Analogy in Physical Theories.Mary Hesse - 1951 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 2 (8):281-294.
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    Duhem, Quine and a New Empiricism.Mary Hesse - 1969 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures 3:191-209.
    As in the case of great books in all branches of philosophy, Pierre Duhem's Le Théorie Physique , first published in 1906, can be looked to as the progenitor of many different and even conflicting currents in subsequent philosophy of science. On a superficial reading, it seems to be an expression of what later came to be called deductivist and instrumentalist analyses of scientific theory. Duhem's very definition of physical theory, put forward early in the book, is the quintessence of (...)
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  34. Fine's Criteria of Meaning Change.Mary Hesse - 1968 - Journal of Philosophy 65 (2):46-52.
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    Whewell’s Cosilience of Inductions and Predictions.Mary Hesse - 1971 - The Monist 55 (3):520-524.
    In his paper “William Whewell on the Consilience of Inductions” Professor Laudan has suggested that Whewell’s use of “consilience of inductions” is not the same as mine in my paper of that title. Suppose we have a theory T which entails three empirical laws L1, L2, L3. L1 is supposed already confirmed by direct evidence of its instances, but we have as yet no direct evidence for L2 or for L3. Then Laudan distinguishes two problems: Whewell’s problem: T is suggested (...)
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    Hooke's Philosophical Algebra.Mary Hesse - 1966 - Isis 57:67-83.
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    Gilbert and the Historians (II).Mary B. Hesse - 1960 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 11 (42):130-142.
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    Hooke's Philosophical Algebra.Mary B. Hesse - 1966 - Isis 57 (1):67-83.
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    Gilbert and the Historians (I).Mary B. Hesse - 1960 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 11 (41):1-10.
  40. Simplicity.Mary Hesse - 1967 - In Paul Edwards (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. New York: Macmillan. pp. 7--445.
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    Whewell’s Cosilience of Inductions and Predictions.Mary Hesse - 1971 - The Monist 55 (3):520-524.
    In his paper “William Whewell on the Consilience of Inductions” Professor Laudan has suggested that Whewell’s use of “consilience of inductions” is not the same as mine in my paper of that title. Suppose we have a theory T which entails three empirical laws L1, L2, L3. L1 is supposed already confirmed by direct evidence of its instances, but we have as yet no direct evidence for L2 or for L3. Then Laudan distinguishes two problems: Whewell’s problem: T is suggested (...)
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    Matter and Method.Mary Hesse & R. Harre - 1966 - Philosophical Review 75 (3):398.
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    Action at a Distance in Classical Physics.Mary B. Hesse - 1955 - Isis 46 (4):337-353.
  44. Laws and Theories.Mary Hesse - 1967 - In Paul Edwards (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. New York: Macmillan. pp. 4--404.
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    On Defining Analogy.Mary B. Hesse - 1960 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 60:79 - 100.
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    The Hunt for Scientific Reason.Mary Hesse - 1980 - PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1980:3 - 22.
    The thesis of underdetermination of theory by evidence has led to an opposition between realism and relationism in philosophy of science. Various forms of the thesis are examined, and it is concluded that it is true in at least a weak form that brings realism into doubt. Realists therefore need, among other things, a theory of degrees of confirmation to support rational theory choice. Recent such theories due to Glymour and Friedman are examined, and it is argued that their criterion (...)
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    14. Models, Metaphors and Truth.Mary Hesse - 1995 - In Zdravko Radman (ed.), From a Metaphorical Point of View: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Cognitive Content of Metaphor. De Gruyter. pp. 351-372.
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    How To Be Postmodern Without Being A Feminist.Mary Hesse - 1994 - The Monist 77 (4):445-461.
    “Feminist epistemology”: on the face of it this is a contradiction in terms. “Feminism” has its origins in a social subgroup, which has tended to be particularist, separatist, and even sexist; “epistemology” is the study of the conditions of knowledge, or more modestly of justified belief, which are common to human beings as such. The question whether we can or cannot attain such conditions rationally is one of the most important topics of debate in modern philosophy, and it by no (...)
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    V — On Defining Analogy.Mary B. Hesse - 1960 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 60 (1):79-100.
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    Boole's Philosophy of Logic.Mary B. Hesse - 1952 - Annals of Science 8 (1):61-81.
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