Science, Explanation, and Rationality: Aspects of the Philosophy of Carl G. Hempel

Synopsis

Carl G. Hempel exerted greater influence upon philosophers of science than any other figure during the 20th century. In this far-reaching collection, distinguished philosophers contribute valuable studies that illuminate and clarify the central problems to which Hempel was devoted. The essays enhance our understanding of the development of logical empiricism as the major intellectual influence for scientifically-oriented philosophers and philosophically-minded scientists of the 20th century.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Michael Friedman
  • Jaakko Hintikka
  • Henry E. Kyburg Jr.
  • Risto Hilpinen
  • James H. Fetzer
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2000

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