9780812696622

Discourse on a New Method Reinvigorating the Marriage of History and Philosophy of Science

  • ISBN 13:

    9780812696622

  • ISBN 10:

    081269662X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/01/2010
  • Publisher: Open Court

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Summary

Addressing a wide range of topics, from Newton to Post-Kuhnian philosophy of science, these essays critically examine themes that have been central to the influential work of philosopher Michael Friedman. Special focus is given to Friedman's revealing study of both history of science and philosophy in his work on Kant, Newton, Einstein, and other major figures. This interaction of history and philosophy is the subject of the editors' "manifesto" and serves to both explain and promote the essential ties between two disciplines usually regarded as unrelated.

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