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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
  8. Foundations of Biological Sciences

  9. Foundations of Cognitive Science and AI

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 301-301
    2. Jaegwon Kim
      Pages 319-329
  10. Foundations of Linguistics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 345-345
    2. Terence Parsons
      Pages 369-383
  11. Foundations of Social Sciences

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 385-385
  12. Semantics and Semiotics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 427-427
    2. Jerzy Pelc
      Pages 429-430
    3. Umberto Eco
      Pages 431-448
    4. Dagfinn Føllesdal
      Pages 449-457
  13. Logic and Philosophy of Science in the Far East

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 459-459
    2. Wang Lu
      Pages 463-472
    3. Sang-Yong Song
      Pages 481-485
    4. Cheng-Hung Lin, Daiwie Fu
      Pages 487-489
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 491-494

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

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 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-0538-7
  • 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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