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Inconsistency in Science

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ISBN-10: 1402006306

ISBN-13: 9781402006302

Edition: 2002

Authors: Joke Meheus

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This collection of papers contains case studies as well as philosophical analyses, and presents an overview of the different approaches in the domain.
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Book details

List price: $159.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 5/31/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 223
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144

Preface
From Copernicus to Ptolemy: Inconsistency and Method
Inconsistent Reasoning toward Consistent Theories
Inconsistencies in the History of Mathematics
Mathematical Change and Inconsistency
Approximate Truth
Inconsistency in Science: A Partial Perspective
Inconsistency and the Empirical Sciences
In Defence of a Programme for Handling Inconsistencies
How to Reason Sensibly yet Naturally from Inconsistencies
Why the Logic of Explanation is Inconsistency-adaptive
A Paradox in Newtonian Gravitation Theory II
Inconsistency, Generic Modeling, and Conceptual Change in Science
Index