Structures and Norms in Science

Volume Two of the Tenth International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Florence, August 1995

  • Maria Luisa Dalla Chiara
  • Kees Doets
  • Daniele Mundici
  • Johan Van Benthem

Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 260)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Inaugural Address

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. E. G. Beltrametti
      Pages 3-19
  3. Methodology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Peter Achinstein
      Pages 23-34
    3. Steven French
      Pages 35-52
  4. Probability, Induction and Decision Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Michael Goldstein
      Pages 55-71
    3. Brian Skyrms
      Pages 73-86
  5. History of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science

  6. Ethics of Science and Technology

  7. Foundations of Physical Sciences

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219

About this book


This book gives a state-of-the-art survey of current research in logic and philosophy of science, as viewed by invited speakers selected by the most prestigious international organization in the field. In particular, it gives a coherent picture of foundational research into the various sciences, both natural and social. In addition, it has special interest items such as symposia on interfaces between logic and methodology, semantics and semiotics, as well as updates on the current state of the field in Eastern Europe and the Far East.


Philosophy of Science ethics language probability reduction science semantics

Editors and affiliations

  • Maria Luisa Dalla Chiara
    • 1
  • Kees Doets
    • 2
  • Daniele Mundici
    • 3
  • Johan Van Benthem
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.University of FlorenceItaly
  2. 2.University of AmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.University of MilanItaly
  4. 4.University of AmsterdamThe Netherlands
  5. 5.Stanford UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-4787-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-0538-7
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