Philosophy of Science, Logic, and Mathematics in the Twentieth Century

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Index

a
a fortiori377
a priori, synthetic 133 , 258 ;
analytic 133
a priori/a posteriori 321 , 378
ab initio376
Abel, N. 12
absolute 206 , 376 ;
space and/or time 217-18 , 231 , 376
absolutist/relativist debate 217-18 , 221 , 376
abstract/mathematical entities 147
abstraction 135 ;
principle 138 , 143
Ackermann, W. 19 , 84
act/action 266-84 , 278 , 304 , 316 , 320 , 355-6 , 358 , 360 ;
and reaction 318 ;
automatic 337-9 , 340 , 342 , 347 ;
bodily 334 ;
complex 353 ;
conscious/ unconscious 341 ;
effect of cause 333 ;
explaining 360 ;
grounds of 278 ;
hidden causes of 354 ;
intentional 356 ;
not mechanical 334 ;
plan 353 ;
purposive 339 ;
reflexive 319 , 323 , 331-2 , 334 , 338-9 , 344 ;
unconscious 340 ;
voluntary/involuntary 318-19 , 335-8 , 341-2 , 346-8 , 366 ,
see also volition;
willed 338 , 356
actual infinite 19
ad hoc377
adaptation 300 , 305-8 , 319 , 334 , 344 ;
neurological 349
adaptive pattern formation see adaptation
adjustment see adaptation
aesthetics 184 , 377
affect 333
agent 320 , 339 , 353 , 355-62 , 365 , 377 ;
rational 92
AI see artificial intelligence
Aiken, H. 293
alchemy 247-8 , 377
algebra 377
algorithm 255 , 377 ;
see also decision procedure
analysis 200-3 , 216-17 ;
arithmetization of 55 ;
by synthesis 302-3 ;
inferential-statistical 283 ;
linguistic 148 ;
logical 129 , 133 , 148 ;
modal 91 ;
of variance (ANOVA) 279-81 , 377 ;
path 279 , 412 ;
philosophical 215 ;
probabilistic 277 ;
semantical 185 ;
statistical 279 ;
systems 425
analytic/synthetic 133 , 258 , 377-8 ;
distinction attacked 89 , 107
analyticity/syntheticity 64 , 68
anatomy 334
ancients 316
Anderson, A.R. 33
animal 223 , 316-35 , 341 , 344 , 350 , 352-3 , 365 ;
decerebrated 339 , 342 , 346 ;
is machine 317-18 ;
spirits 333-4
animal heat debate 322-33 , 349
ANOVA see analysis, of variance
anthropometry 326 , 378
anti-dualism 327
anti-Platonism 102
anti-psychologism 142 , 145-8
anti-realism see realism

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • General Editors' Preface vii
  • Acknowledgements xiii
  • Chronology xv
  • Introduction 1
  • Notes 8
  • Chapter 1 - Philosophy of Logic 9
  • Bibliography 39
  • Chapter 2 - Philosophy of Mathematics in the Twentieth Century 50
  • Chapter 3 - Frege 124
  • Bibliography 153
  • Chapter 4 - Wittgenstein's Tractatus 157
  • Notes 187
  • Chapter 5 - Logical Positivism 193
  • Bibliography 210
  • Chapter 6 - The Philosophy of Physics 214
  • Bibliography 233
  • Chapter 7 - The Philosophy of Science Today 235
  • Chapter 8 - Chance, Cause and Conduct: Probability Theory and the Explanation of Human Action 266
  • Chapter 9 - Cybernetics 292
  • Bibliography 313
  • Chapter 10 - Descartes' Legacy: the Mechanist/Vitalist Debates 315
  • Notes 366
  • Glossary 376
  • Index 444
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