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    The Construction of Reality.Michael A. Arbib & Mary B. Hesse - 2008 - 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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  2. Models and Analogies in Science.Mary B. 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 - 1963 - University of Notre Dame Press.
  4. The Construction of Reality.Michael A. Arbib & Mary B. Hesse - 1989 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 3 (1):57-60.
     
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  5. Revolutions and Reconstructions in the Philosophy of Science.Mary Hesse - 1980 - Harvester Press.
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    The Structure of Scientific Inference.Mary Hesse - 1974 - [London]Macmillan.
  7. Applications of Inductive Logic: Proceedings of a Conference at the Queen's College, Oxford 21-24, August 1978.L. Jonathan Cohen & Mary B. Hesse (eds.) - 1980 - Oxford University Press.
  8. Models and Analogies in Science.Mary B. Hesse - 1970 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 3 (3):190-191.
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  9. The Construction of Reality.Michael A. Arbib & Mary B. Hesse - 1987 - Philosophy 62 (242):542-544.
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    The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. [REVIEW]Mary Hesse - 1969 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 20 (3):263-269.
  11. 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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    The Structure of Scientific Inference.Robert L. Causey & Mary Hesse - 1976 - Philosophical Review 85 (1):137.
  13. 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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    The Cognitive Claims of Metaphor.Mary Hesse - 1988 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 2 (1):1 - 16.
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  15. 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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    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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    In Defence of Objectivity.Mary B. Hesse - 1972 - Proceedings of the British Academy 58.
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  18. Models in Physics.Mary B. Hesse - 1953 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 4 (15):198-214.
  19. 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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    Unfamiliar Noises.Richard Rorty & Mary Hesse - 1987 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 61 (1):283 - 311.
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  21. Forces and Fields.Mary B. Hesse - 1961 - Synthese 13 (3):252-253.
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  22. Fine's Criteria of Meaning Change.Mary Hesse - 1968 - Journal of Philosophy 65 (2):46-52.
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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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    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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    Forces and Fields.Mary B. Hesse - 1961 - Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press.
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    Revolutions & Reconstructions in the Philosophy of Science.Mary Hesse - 1983 - Philosophy of Science 50 (4):657-659.
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    Hooke's Philosophical Algebra.Mary Hesse - 1966 - Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 57:67-83.
  28. 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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  29. Comment on Kuhn's "Commensurability, Comparability, Communicability".Mary Hesse - 1982 - PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1982:704-711.
    Kuhn 's incommensurability thesis of 1962 still implies a very radical critique of standard theories of meaning. It is argued that incommensurability is sufficiently pervasive throughout the development of theories as to call in question standard linguistic palliatives, and that Kuhn 's critique of extensionalist translation must be carried further into a theory of interpretation which not only depends on holistic meanings, but also explicitly addresses the ostensive and analogical processes of language learning. Such a theory is required for the (...)
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    Keynes and the Method of Analogy.Mary Hesse - 1987 - Topoi 6 (1):65-74.
  31. 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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    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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    Whewell's Cosilience of Inductions and Predictions.Mary Hesse - 1971 - The Monist 55 (3):520-524.
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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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    Gilbert and the Historians (II).Mary B. Hesse - 1960 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 11 (42):130-142.
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    Aristotle's Logic of Analogy.Mary Hesse - 1965 - Philosophical Quarterly 15 (61):328-340.
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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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    Matter and Method.Mary Hesse & R. Harre - 1966 - Philosophical Review 75 (3):398.
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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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    How To Be Postmodern Without Being A Feminist.Mary Hesse - 1994 - The Monist 77 (4):445-461.
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    Boole's Philosophy of Logic.Mary B. Hesse - 1952 - Annals of Science 8 (1):61-81.
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    "Rationality" in Science and Morals.Mary Hesse - 1988 - Zygon 23 (3):327-332.
  43. Unfamiliar Noises.Richard Rorty & Mary Hesse - 1987 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volumes( 61:283-311.
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    Duhem, Quine and a New Empiricism: Mary Hesse.Mary Hesse - 1969 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 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 instrumentalism: (...)
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    The Structure of Scientific Inference.Mary Hesse - 1975 - Journal of Philosophy 72 (15):485-491.
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    On Defining Analogy.Mary B. Hesse - 1959 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 60:79 - 100.
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  47. Forces and Fields. The Concept of Action at a Distance in the History of Physics.Mary B. Hesse - 1966 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 17 (2):159-160.
     
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    On What There is in Physics. [REVIEW]Mary Hesse - 1962 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 13 (51):234-244.
  49. Hooke's Philosophical Algebra.Mary B. Hesse - 1966 - Isis 57 (1):67-83.
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    Whewell’s Cosilience of Inductions and Predictions: Appendix: Discussion and Comment.Mary Hesse - 1971 - The Monist 55 (3):520-524.
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