Inference, Explanation, and Other Frustrations


 expand sectionINTRODUCTION

 collapse sectionPART I—  INFERENCE AND METHOD
 expand sectionOne—  Thoroughly Modern Meno
 expand sectionTwo—  The Concept of Induction in the Light of the Interrogative Approach to Inquiry
 expand sectionThree—  Aristotelian Natures and the Modern Experimental Method
 expand sectionFour—  Genetic Inference:  A Reconsideration of David Hume's Empiricism
 expand sectionFive—  Philosophy and the Exact Sciences:  Logical Positivism as a Case Study
 Six—  Language and Interpretation:  Philosophical Reflections and Empirical Inquiry

 collapse sectionPART II—  THEORIES AND EXPLANATION
 expand sectionSeven—  Constructivism, Realism, and Philosophical Method
 expand sectionEight—  Do We Need a Hierarchical Model of Science?
 expand sectionNine—  Theories of Theories:  A View from Cognitive Science
 expand sectionTen—  Procedural Syntax for Theory Elements
 expand sectionEleven—  Why Functionalism Didn't Work
 Twelve—  Physicalism

 expand sectionNotes
  CONTRIBUTORS
 expand sectionINDEX

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