© 1981

Theory Change, Ancient Axiomatics, and Galileo’s Methodology

Proceedings of the 1978 Pisa Conference on the History and Philosophy of Science Volume I

  • Jaakko Hintikka
  • David Gruender
  • Evandro Agazzi

Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 145)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. The Structure of Theory Change

  3. The Early History of the Axiomatic Method

  4. The Philosophical Presuppositions and Shifting Interpretations of Galileo

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 227-227
    2. Maurice Clavelin
      Pages 229-251

About this book


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jaakko Hintikka
    • 1
  • David Gruender
    • 1
  • Evandro Agazzi
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of PhilosophyFlorida State UniversityTallahasseeUSA
  2. 2.Dept. of PhilosophyUniversity of GenoaItaly

About the editors

Jaakko Hintikka is the author or co-author of thirty volumes and of some 300 scholarly articles in mathematical and philosophical logic, epistemology, language theory, philosophy of science, history of ideas and history of philosophy, including Aristotle, Descartes, Leibniz, Kant, Peirce, The Bloomsbury Group, Husserl and Wittgenstein. He has also been active in international scholarly organizations, most recently as the First Vice-President of FISP, Vice-President of IIP and Co-Chair of the American Organizing Committee of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy. He has been Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal Synthese and the Managing Editor of Synthese Library since 1965.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Theory Change, Ancient Axiomatics, and Galileo’s Methodology
  • Book Subtitle Proceedings of the 1978 Pisa Conference on the History and Philosophy of Science Volume I
  • Editors Jaakko Hintikka
    D. Gruender
    E. Agazzi
  • Series Title Synthese Library
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1981
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-90-277-1126-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-94-009-9047-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-009-9045-6
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 360
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Philosophy of Science
    History, general
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