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Philosophical Problems of the Internal and External Worlds : Essays on the Philosophy of Adolf Grünbaum.

Author/Creator:
Earman, John.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Pittsburgh PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, 1994.
Series:
Pitt Konstanz Phil Hist Scienc Ser.
Pitt Konstanz Phil Hist Scienc Ser. ; v.31
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (641 pages)
Subjects:
Gru¨nbaum, Adolf.
Science -- History.
Science -- Philosophy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The inaugural volume of the Pitt-Konstanz series, devoted to the work of philosopher Adolf Grünbaum, encompasses the philosophical problems of space, time, and cosmology, the nature of scientific methodology, and the foundations of psychoanalysis.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Preface
Space, Time, Cosmology
1. Physical Force or Geometrical Curvature? : Einstein, Grünbaum, and the Measurability of Physical Geometry / Martin Carrier
2. Substantivalism and the Hole Argument / Carl Hoefer and Nancy Cartwright
3. The Cosmic Censorship Hypothesis / John Earman
4. From Time to Time: Remarks on the Difference Between the Time of Nature and the Time of Man / Jurgen Mittelstrass
5. The Conventionality of Simultaneity / Michael Redhead
6. The Meaning of General Covariance: The Hole Story / John Stachel
Scientific Rationality and Methodology
7. Sciences and Pseudosciences: An Attempt at a New Form of Demarcation / Robert E. Butts
8. The End of Epistemology? / Paul Feyerabend
9. Seven Theses on Thought Experiments / Paul Humphreys
10. On the Alleged Temporal Anisotropy of Explanation: A Letter to Professor Adolf Grünbaum / Wesley C. Salmon
11. A New Theory of Reduction in Physics / Erhard Scheibe
12. Analogy by Similarity in Hyper-Carnapian Inductive Logic / Brian Skyrms
13. Capacities and Invariance / James Woodward
14. Falsification, Rationality, and the Duhem Problem: Grünbaum versus Bayes / John Worrall
Philosophy of Psychiatry
15. The Dynamics of Theory Change in Psychoanalysis / Morris Eagle
16. Philosophers on Freudianism: An Examination of Replies to Grünbaum's Foundations / Edward Erwin
17. How Freud Left Science / Clark Glymour
18. Isomorphism and the Modeling of Brain-Mind State / 1- Allan Hobson
19. Psychoanalytic Conceptions of the Borderline Personality: A Sociocultural Alternative / Theodore Millon
20. On a Contribution to a Future Scientific Study of Dream Interpretation / Rosemarie Sand
Freedom and Determinism
Science and Religion
21. Indeterminism and the Freedom of the Will / Arthur Fine.
22. Adolf Grünbaum and the Compatibilist Thesis / John Watkins
23. Creation, Conservation, and the Big Bang / Philip L. Quinn
Moral Problems
24. Moral Obligation and the Refugee / Nicholas Rescher
Name Index.
Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Janis, Allen.
Massey, Gerald J.
Rescher, Nicholas.
Other format:
Print version: Earman, John Philosophical Problems of the Internal and External Worlds
ISBN:
9780822970347
9780822937388
OCLC:
798794577
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