Model and Insight

  • A. Kuipers
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 3)


The contrast between modern conceptions of science and those of Aristotle is especially obvious in contemporary treatises on the method of natural science. We particularize this problem by trying to discover where there can be found points of similarity and dissimilarity between Aristotle’s ideal of explanation and the factual explanations given in physics.


Physical Model Material Point Actual Situation Philosophic View Earth Round 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, The Netherlands 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Kuipers
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  1. 1.O.E.S.AHaarlemNetherlands

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