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The Metaphysics of Science: An Account of Modern Science in Terms of Principles, Laws and Theories

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The roots of this work lie in my earlier book, Scientific Progress, which first appeared in 1981. One of its topics, the distinction - tween scientific laws and theories, is there treated with reference to the same distinction as drawn by N. R. Campbell in his Physics: The Elements. Shortly after completing Scientific Progress, I read Rom Harr???'s The Principles of Scientific Thinking, in which the concept of theory is even more clearly delineated than in Campbell, being directly connected to the notion of a model - as it ...

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The Metaphysics of Science: An Account of Modern Science in Terms of Principles, Laws and Theories
2007, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9781402063275

2nd 2007 edition

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The Metaphysics of Science: An Account of Modern Science in Terms of Principles, Laws and Theories
2006, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9781402038372

2nd 2007 edition

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