Inquiry as Inquiry: A Logic of Scientific Discovery

Authors:

ISBN: 978-90-481-5139-4 (Print) 978-94-015-9313-7 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-24

    Is Logic the Key to All Good Reasoning?

  3. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 25-46

    The Role of Logic in Argumentation

  4. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 47-90

    Interrogative Logic as a General Theory of Reasoning

  5. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 91-113

    What is Abduction? The Fundamental Problem of Contemporary Epistemology

  6. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 115-126

    True and False Logics of Scientific Discovery

  7. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 127-142

    A Spectrum of Logics of Questioning

  8. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 143-160

    What is the Logic of Experimental Inquiry?

  9. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 161-181

    The Concept of Induction in The Light of the Interrogative Approach to Inquiry

  10. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 183-204

    Semantics and Pragmatics for Why-Questions

  11. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 205-225

    The Varieties of Information and Scientific Explanation

  12. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 227-240

    On the Incommensurability of Theories

  13. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 241-250

    Theory-Ladenness of Observations as as Test Case of Kuhn’s Approach to Scientific Inquiry

  14. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 251-266

    Ramsey Sentences and the Meaning of Quantifiers

  15. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 267-289

    Towards a General Theory of Identifiability