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The Duhem-Quine thesis and the dark matter problem

Jul 22, 2015 ... The Duhem-Quine thesis and the dark matter problem ... that, regardless of whether or not it affects concrete results, a knowledge of issues such as ..... 4 Can theories be refuted?: Essays on the Duhem-Quine Thesis, edited by S. G. Harding, Vol. 81,. Synthese library, (D. Reidel, Dordrecht, 1976). 5 This is ...


Conventionalism and it's impact on logical empiricism

critique already in 1960, a discussion which in its main steps is documented in. Sandra Harding's excellent collection in the Synthèse Library : „Can Théories. Be Refuted ? Essays on the Duhem-Quine Thesis" [Harding 1976]. Duhem had claimed that if a phenomenon predicted by a theory „is not produced, not only.


Confirmation Holism and Underdetermination in Quine's Thought

Nov 4, 2011 ... Quine's Thought. Holismo confirmacional e subdeterminação no pensamento de Quine. Rogério Passos Severo1. Universidade Federal de Santa Maria ...... In: S.G. HARDING (ed.), Can theories be refuted? Essays on the Duhem-Quine thesis. Dordrecht, D. Reidel, p. 132. (Synthese Library, vol. 81).


Full Bibliography of Adolf Grunbaum

Nov 4, 2009 ... (1955) “Modern Science and Refutation of the Paradoxes of Zeno,” The Scientific Monthly 81(5) .... Quine, W. (1976), ―A Comment on Grünbaum's Claim,‖ in: S.G. Harding (ed.), Can Theories Be. Refuted? Dordrecht, The Netherlands: D. Reidel Publishing Co., p. ..... Essays on the Duhem-Quine Thesis.


Quine's 'Needlessly Strong' Holism

1. Introduction. Evidential holism, or the Duhem-Quine thesis, is the influential idea that hypotheses cannot ... 1 See also Quine (1975a, 71): “When we look thus to a whole theory or system of sentences as the vehicle of .... 7 See Quine ( 1990a, 13-4): “the falsity of the observation categorical does not conclusively refute the.

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Signs 6 (3), 469–81. Haraway, Donna 1991: Situated knowledges: The science question in feminism and the privilege of partial perspectives. In Simians, Cyborgs, and Women. New York: Routledge,. 183–201. Harding, Sandra (ed.) 1976: Can Theories be Refuted?: Essays on the Duhem–Quine Thesis. Dordrecht and ...


Curriculum Vitae

leave, 1980-81). Visiting Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Lowell , September 1977 to July 1978. Lecturer, Department of English and Humanities, .... In preparation. Complementarity and Ontology: Niels Bohr and the Problem of Scientific Realism in Quantum Physics. Dissertation. Boston University, 1979.


Analysis, Systematicity and the Transcendental in Hermann Cohen's

The dissertation provides a systematic, critical analysis of Hermann Cohen's System of Critical Idealism. The first chapter ... Since logic does not determine a priori the structure of the intelligible ..... French philosophy of science (Meyerson, Duhem, Bachelard) that is the background of Quine's attack on the analytic/ synthetic ...



DISSERTATION. "A Theory of Justification". Advisors: Roderick Firth, Hilary Putnam. AREAS OF SPECIAL COMPETENCE. 1. Metaphysics and epistemology in the history of ... "Quine and Carnap," to Department of Philosophy, University of Chicago, Spring, 1976. .... Descartes conference, Newberry Library, April 1989.


The Philosophy of Computer Science

Apr 2, 2007 ... Banville, Claude; Landry, Maurice (1989) Can the Field of MIS Be Disciplined?. Communications .... Duhem, Pierre (1977 [1914]) The Aim and Structure of Physical Theory (2nd edition, 3rd reprint). .... Hempel, Carl G. (1965) Aspects of Scientific Explanation And Other Essays in the Philosophy of Science .