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Economic method and contemporary physical science epistemology.

S. A. Drakopoulos

Economic method and contemporary physical science epistemology.

by S. A. Drakopoulos

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Published by University of Aberdeen, Department of Economics in Aberdeen .
Written in English


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SeriesDiscussion papers / University of Aberdeen. Department of Economics -- 90-06
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Open LibraryOL13907266M

This article focuses on the main methods used in analytic metaphysics. It first considers five important sources of constraints on metaphysical theorizing: linguistic and conceptual analysis, consulting intuitions, employing the findings of science, respecting folk opinion, and applying theoretical virtues in metaphysical theory choice such as preferring simpler theories, or preferring more Cited by: 2. Return to Home Page Epistemological Issues in Economic History. Daniel Little. University of Michigan-Dearborn. Introduction. The history of a region or people encompasses a multitude of aspects of social life: culture, religion, political institutions, social movements, environmental change, technology, population—and the circumstances and processes of economic change that the region.

  In the widely disseminated Harvard report General Education in a Free Society (), the authors of the section on science teaching in the schools made passing reference to the portrayal of the scientific method in the existing curriculum. Rather than simply noting its inadequacy in representing the process of scientific research, they could not resist the urge to deliver a more scathing Cited by: The aims of the paper are threefold: (1) to examine genetic epistemology as a theory concerning the growth of knowledge both in the individual and in science; (2) to explicate Piaget's view of ‘scientific progress’, which is grounded in his theory of equilibration; and (3) to juxtapose Piaget's notion of progress with Thomas Kuhn's (

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book it explores the relationship between. The contributions by distinguished philosophers of science in this collection provide a survey of two aspects of contemporary philosophy of science, the methods of physical science and crucial aspects of foundational theories of physics.

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