© 2015

Romanian Studies in Philosophy of Science

  • Ilie Pȃrvu
  • Gabriel Sandu
  • Iulian D. Toader

Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science book series (BSPS, volume 313)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Scientific Practices and Philosophical Traditions

  3. Mind, Language, and Technology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-43
    2. Radu J. Bogdan
      Pages 45-53
    3. Gheorghe Ştefanov
      Pages 71-85
    4. Andreea Eșanu
      Pages 87-101
  4. Logic, Semantics, and Social Choice

  5. Quantum Phenomena, Scientific Realism, and Emergence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Gheorghe S. Paraoanu
      Pages 181-197
    3. Alexandru Manafu
      Pages 221-235
  6. Explanation, Models, and Mechanisms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 237-237

About this book


This book presents a collection of studies by Romanian philosophers, addressing foundational issues currently debated in contemporary philosophy of science. It offers a historical survey of the tradition of scientific philosophy in Romania. It examines some problems in the foundations of logic, mathematics, linguistics, the natural and social sciences. Among the more specific topics, it discusses scientific explanation, models, and mechanisms, as well as memory, artifacts, and rules of research. The book is useful to those interested in the philosophy of real science, but also to those interested in Romanian philosophy.


Foundations of Formal Sciences Foundations of Mathematics Foundations of Quantum Physics Idealization and Explanation Models and Mechanisms Philosophy of Biology Philosophy of Linguistics Philosophy of Psychology Philosophy of Technology Reduction and Emergence Romanian Philosophy of Science Rules for Scientific Research Scientific Philosophy in Romania Scientific Realism

Editors and affiliations

  • Ilie Pȃrvu
    • 1
  • Gabriel Sandu
    • 2
  • Iulian D. Toader
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Theoretical PhilosophyUniversity of BucharestBucharestRomania
  2. 2.Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art StudiesUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland
  3. 3.Department of Theoretical PhilosophyUniversity of BucharestBucharestRomania

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