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Evaluating Philosophies

Mario Bunge
Format
Book
Published
Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2012.
Language
English
Series
Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science
ISBN
9789400744073, 9400744072
Contents
  • Philosophies and phobosophies
  • The philosophical matrix of scientific progress
  • Systemics and materialism
  • Technoscience?
  • Climate and logic
  • Informatics : one or multiple?
  • Wealth and well-being, economic growth and integral development
  • Can standard economic theory account for crises?
  • Marxist philosophy : promise and reality
  • Rules of law : just and unjust
  • Subjective probabilities : admissible in science?
  • Does inductive logic work?
  • Bridging theories to data
  • Matter and energy : physical or metaphysical concepts?
  • Does quantum physics refute realism, materialism and determinism?
  • Parallel universes? Digital physics?
  • Can functionalist psychology explain anything?
  • Knowledge pyramids or rosettes?
  • Existence : single or double?
  • Conclusion : valuation criterion.
Description
xiv, 200 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Boston studies in the philosophy of science, 0068-0346 ; v. 295
Boston studies in the philosophy of science v. 295
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