2011

Philosophy in Science

An Historical Introduction

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ISBN: 978-3-642-17704-0 (Print) 978-3-642-17705-7 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Pages 1-6

    The First Task of the Philosophy of Nature—The Problem of Elementarity

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    Pages 7-15

    The Philosophical Myth of Creation—The Platonic Philosophy of Nature

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    Pages 17-29

    Aristotle’s Physics

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    Pages 31-36

    Aristotle’s Method of Cosmological Speculation

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    Pages 37-46

    Descartes’ Mechanism

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    Pages 47-60

    Isaac Newton and the Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

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    Pages 61-72

    The World of Leibniz: The Best of All Possible Worlds

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    Pages 73-84

    Immanuel Kant: The A Priori Conditions of the Sciences

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    Pages 85-100

    The Romantic Philosophy of Nature

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    Pages 101-112

    The Cosmology of Whitehead: The Universe as Process

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    Pages 113-128

    Popper’s Open Universe

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    Pages 129-151

    Science as Philosophy

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    Pages 153-167

    Problems and Methods of the Philosophy of Nature