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Autor: J. Faye
ISBN-13: 9781349999934
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 333
Format: 216x141x20 mm
Sprache: Englisch

The Nature of Scientific Thinking

On Interpretation, Explanation and Understanding
Introduction to the Reader and Acknowledgements 1. Forms of Understanding 2. Understanding As Organized Beliefs 3. On Interpretation 4. Representations 5. Scientific Explanation 6. Causal Explanations 7. Other Tpes of Explanations 8. The Pragmatics of Explanation 9. Not Just Why-questions 10. A Rhetorical Approach to Explanation 11. Pluralism and The Unity of Science Literature Notes
Scientific thinking must be understood as an activity. The acts of interpretation, representation, and explanation are the cognitive processes by which scientific thinking leads to understanding. The book explores the nature of these processes and describes how scientific thinking can only be grasped from a pragmatic perspective.
Autor: J. Faye
ISBN-13:: 9781349999934
ISBN: 1349999938
Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan, Palgrave Macmillan UK, Macmillan Education
Seiten: 333
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 1st ed. 2014
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 216x141x20 mm