• Tilman SauerEmail author
  • Raphael Scholl
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science book series (BSPS, volume 319)


An introduction to the volume is given.


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The editors wish to thank the University of Bern and its Intermediate Staff Association (Mittelbauvereinigung) for generous funding of the workshop, Claus Beisbart and the Institute for Philosophy at the University of Bern for institutional support, the contributors for their enthusiasm, their essays, and their patience, and the staff at Springer for competent and productive cooperation. Raphael Scholl was supported by a grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation, (grant number P300P1_154590).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsJohannes Gutenberg University MainzMainzGermany
  2. 2.Department of History and Philosophy of ScienceUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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