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by Wesley C. Salmon
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Publisher: Oxford University Press (January 22, 1998)
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Wesley C. Salmon (August 9, 1925 – April 22, 2001) was an American philosopher of science renowned for his work on the nature of scientific explanation.
Wesley C. He also worked on confirmation theory, trying to explicate how probability theory via inductive logic might help confirm and choose hypotheses. Yet most prominently, Salmon was a realist about causality in scientific explanation, although his realist explanation of causality drew ample criticism.
Wesley Salmon is renowned for his seminal contributions to the philosophy of science. He has powerfully and permanently shaped discussion of such issues as lawlike and probabilistic explanation and the interrelation of explanatory notions to causal notions. This unique volume brings together twenty-six of his essays on subjects related to causality and explanation, written over the period 1971-1995. Six of the essays have never been published before and many others have only appeared in obscure venues.
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Ships from and sold by Books on Grove. This book is a marvelous accomplishment. It has proved quite useful in clarifying my thinking as I try to teach sociology undergraduates the scientific method, particularly on the distinction between deterministic and probabilistic causation.
Causality and Explanation. By (author) Wesley C. Salmon. Wesley Salmon is renowned for his scholarly contributions to the philosophy of science. This is a valuable book, a most welcome addition to the literature on one of the key problems of philosophy of science, written by one of its most outstanding representatives. Maria Carla Galavotti, John Von Neumann The Foundations of Quantum Physics.
Wesley Charles Salmon (1925–2001) was a central figure in twentieth century philosophy of science
Wesley Charles Salmon (1925–2001) was a central figure in twentieth century philosophy of science. Working in the tradition of Hume, Salmon developed a sophisticated version of empiricism combining a genuinely probabilistic approach with realism about theoretical entities. Salmon’s views on all the topics he addressed continue to nurture fresh reflection and ongoing debate.
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For over two decades Wesley Salmon has helped to shape the course of debate in philosophy of science. He is a major contributor to the philosophical discussion of problems associated with causality and the author of two influential books on scientific explanation.
Wesley Salmon is renowned for his scholarly contributions to the philosophy of science. This unique volume brings together twenty-six of his essays on subjects related to causality and explanation, written over the period 1971-1995
Wesley Salmon is renowned for his scholarly contributions to the philosophy of science. It includes a section of introductory pieces, as well as more advanced and technical pieces. Causality and Explanation. Wesley C. Salmon, University Professor of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh.
For over twenty years Wesley Salmon has helped to form the process debate in philosophy of technology. This long-awaited quantity collects twenty- six of Salmon's essays, together with seven that experience by no means sooner than been released and others tough to discover. Oxford University Press. For over two decades Wesley Salmon has helped to shape the course of debate in philosophy of science. He is a. ISBN10 : 019802682X, ISBN13 : 9780198026822. Page Number : 448. Read Online Download Full. Scientific Explanation And The Causal Structure Of The World. Princeton University Press. The philosophical theory of scientific explanation proposed here involves a radically new treatment of causali. ISBN10 : 9780691101705, ISBN13 : 0691101701.