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Philosophical problems in physical science

Philosophical problems in physical science

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Published by Marxist Educational Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

  • Physical sciences -- Philosophy.,
  • Dialectical materialism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHerbert Hörz ... [et al.].
    SeriesStudies in Marxism ; v. 7, Studies in Marxism (Minneapolis, Minn.) ;, v. 7.
    ContributionsHörz, Herbert., Marquit, Erwin, 1926-
    LC ClassificationsQ175 .P5117 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4098696M
    ISBN 100930656148, 093065613X
    LC Control Number80013042

    Book Description. This accessible and engaging text explores the relationship between philosophy, science and physical geography. It addresses an imbalance that exists in opinion, teaching and to a lesser extent research, between a philosophically enriched human geography and a perceived philosophically empty physical geography. The Problems of Philosophy is a book by Bertrand Russell, in which Russell attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of philosophy. Focusing on problems he believes will provoke positive and constructive discussion, Russell concentrates on knowledge rather than metaphysics: If it is uncertain that external objects /5.   An up-to-date, clear but rigorous introduction to the philosophy of science offering an indispensable grounding in the philosophical understanding of science and its problems. The book pays full heed to the neglected but vital conceptual issues such as the nature Author: Robert Inkpen. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): This volume collects eight articles in English by Polish authors in philosophy of time and of spacetime. The main emphasis is on the debate regarding the objectivity of the flow of time. According to the preface, the first six papers approach the topic from the vantage points of classical, relativistic, and.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Philosophical problems in physical science. Minneapolis: Marxist Educational Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Hörz; Erwin Marquit.

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Heisenberg also explained ferromagnetism, tracing it to an atomic structure. Philosophy / General Science 4/5(2). A similar problem was also addressed earlier in the 12th century by Ibn Tufail (Abubacer), in his philosophical novel, Hayy ibn Yaqdhan (Philosophus Autodidactus).

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Michalos,Allyn & Bacon edition, in EnglishAuthor: Alex C. Michalos. To this question physical science gives an answer, somewhat incomplete it is true, and in part still very hypothetical, but yet deserving of respect so far as it goes.

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Philosophical Problems in Physical Science by Herbert Hoerz. Mep Pubns, Paperback. Good. Pages unmarked, moderate wear. Cover rubbed along edges, spine fading.

Philosophy of Science Praise for the first edition: “A first-rate, challenging text that emphasizes the philosophy in the philosophy of science. Rosenberg offers a superb introduction to the epistemological and meta-physical issues at stake in modern science.” Professor Martin Curd, Purdue University, IndianaFile Size: KB.

The problems of space and time have been among the most difficult in contemporary and classical thought, and Griinbaum has been responsible to the full depth and complexity of these difficulties. This revised and enlarged second edition is a work in progress, in the tradition of reflective analysis of modern science of such figures as Ehrenfest.

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