Theory Change, Ancient Axiomatics, and Galileo’s Methodology

Proceedings of the 1978 Pisa Conference on the History and Philosophy of Science Volume I

  • Jaakko Hintikka
  • David Gruender
  • Evandro Agazzi

Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 145)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. The Structure of Theory Change

  3. The Early History of the Axiomatic Method

  4. The Philosophical Presuppositions and Shifting Interpretations of Galileo

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 227-227
    2. Maurice Clavelin
      Pages 229-251

About this book


Galileo Galilei Interpretation Italy antiquity growth history of literature interaction interpret knowledge logic mathematics organ organization philosophy philosophy of science

Editors and affiliations

  • Jaakko Hintikka
    • 1
  • David Gruender
    • 1
  • Evandro Agazzi
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of PhilosophyFlorida State UniversityTallahasseeUSA
  2. 2.Dept. of PhilosophyUniversity of GenoaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1981
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-009-9047-0
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-9045-6
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