- Author:Mauro Dorato
- Publisher:Routledge; 1 edition (August 28, 2005)
- Pages:174 pages
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This non-transcendental view of laws of nature is not at all new. It goes by the name Regularism [Schwartz, 1985, Dorato, 2005. In the radical form endorsed here it denies that laws of nature are anything more than regularities in what nature does. Part of the story in the West began when science started to usurp the authority of the Church. The paper presents arguments for this view from the metaphysics of properties and the philosophy of physics, pointing out how this view leads to a coherent ontology for both physics as well as biology and the special sciences in general.
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Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy.
Dr Mauro Dorato is Associate Professor for the Philosophy of Science, Department of Philosophy, University of Rome 3, Italy. In sum, the book touches many interesting topics, some of which have seldom been covered by other works on laws. In this respect, Dorato certainly fills a gap in the discussion and I recommend the book to everyone working on laws who wishes to inquire into these issues the history of the concept and the mathematical structure of laws and look for a thought provoking starting point. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. Created November 17, 2008.
Unlike many other introductions to philosophy of science, DeWitt's book is at once .
Unlike many other introductions to philosophy of science, DeWitt's book is at once historically informative and philosophically thorough and rigorous.
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The philosophy of science is home to some of the most interesting debates about the nature of science, of. .
The philosophy of science is home to some of the most interesting debates about the nature of science, of knowledge, and of reality itself. Here’s a detailed introduction to the philosophy of science. Some folks simply can’t stand thinking, reading, writing, or conversing about philosophical topics - it’s one of the last things they’d ever choose to do. My guess is that the anti-philosophy crowd comprises (at least) two main groups: Those who flat-out hate philosophy for any number of legitimate reasons; and.