Otto Neurath and the Unity of Science

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ISBN: 978-94-007-0142-7 (Print) 978-94-007-0143-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-11

    Neurath and the Unity of Science: An Introduction

  3. On Neurath

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13

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      Pages 15-30

      Unity of Science and Logical Empiricism: A Reply

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      Pages 31-40

      The Neurath–Horkeimer-Controversy Reconsidered: Otto Neurath’s Erwiderung to Max Horkheimer’s Attack Against the Vienna Circle

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      Pages 41-57

      Otto Neurath’s Epistemology and Its Paradoxes

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      Pages 59-70

      Neurath and the Encyclopaedic Project of Unity of Science

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      Pages 71-82

      Principles and Practices of Neurath’s Picture Language

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      Pages 83-93

      Conceptions of Reality – Schlick, Carnap, Neurath

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      Pages 95-108

      Keeping Track of Neurath’s Bill: Abstract Concepts, Stock Models and the Unity of Classical Physics

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      Pages 109-126

      G. Itelson – A Socratic Philosopher

  4. On the Unity of Science

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 127-127

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      Pages 129-144

      Unity Without Myths

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      Pages 145-157

      Two Unification Strategies: Analysis or Reduction, and Synthesis or Integration

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      Pages 159-180

      A Comprehensible World

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      Pages 181-190

      The Role of Biology in the Unity of Science Program

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      Pages 191-199

      Naturalism and the Unity of Science

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      Pages 201-212

      Searching for the Unity of Science: From Classical Logic to Abductive Logical Systems

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      Pages 213-220

      The Flat Analysis of Properties and the Unity of Science

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      Pages 221-237

      Scientific Reasonableness and the Pragmatic Approach to the Unity of Science

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      Pages 239-252

      Does Scientific Progress Necessarily Lead to a Unified Science?

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 253-264