Reading Natural Philosophy: Essays in the History and Philosophy of Science and Mathematics

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Index
abduction, 319–20
acceleration fields
combining, 89–91
for Sun and Jupiter, 88–89
accessible domains, 386–87
Ackermann, Wilhelm, 373
Aczel, Peter, 386
Adams, Ernest, 326
agreeing measurements, yielding resiliency, 96–97
Alchourrón, Carlos E., 330
algebra, 248, 251
ampliative reasoning, 3109–20
analogical modeling, 131–32, 137–38
abstraction in, 139
generating conceptual change, 138
antiinductivists, 319–20, 329, 330–31
Antony, Marc, 12
apple
Granny Smith, 121
as inspiring Newton, 118
as pedagogical motif, 113
Aristotle, 4, 17, 18, 300, 305, 307
on Forms, 16
on geometry, 16
Metaphysics, 19
Nicomacbean Ethics, 308–9
Austen, Ralph, 123
automorphism group, 251
Bacon, Francis, 3
Baillet, Adrien, 114
Barbour, J., 184
Bar-Hillel, Yehoshua, 324
Batey, Mavis, 123
Bayesians, 322–23
Beeckman, Isaac, 115, 117
Behmann, Heinrich, 372
Benacerraf, Paul, 343
Bernays, Paul, 363, 365, 367, 369, 371, 373, 374, 376–80, 385
on abstraction, 381, 382
eliminative structuralism of, 379
on finiteness, 382–83
on formalized theory, 377–78
on intuitive mathematics, 381, 382
on modern mathematics, 378–79
as structuralist, 384
on totalities, 386
Bernoulli, Johann, 33
Bertotti, Giorgio, 184
Bernstein, Felix, 372
Bhaskar, Roy, 239
Bishop, Errett, 385
Bohr, Niels, 151
Boolos, George, 344, 350, 352
Boulliau, Ismael, 33
Bower, T., 303
Bradley, James, 49, 50

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