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Epistemological writings the Paul Hertz/Moritz Schlick centenary edition of 1921 with notes and commentary by the editors by Hermann von Helmholtz

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Published by D. Reidel Pub. Co. in Dordrecht, Holland, Boston .
Written in English


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StatementHermann von Helmholtz ; newly translated by Malcolm F. Lowe ; edited, with an introd. and bibliography, by Robert S. Cohen and Yehuda Elkana.
SeriesBoston studies in the philosophy of science ;, v. 37, Synthese library ; 79
ContributionsHertz, Paul, b. 1881., Schlick, Moritz, 1882-1936., Lowe, Malcolm F., Cohen, R. S., Elkana, Yehuda, 1934-
LC ClassificationsQ174 .B67 vol. 79, B3279.H53 .B67 vol. 79
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 205 p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4551495M
ISBN 10902770290X, 9027705828
LC Control Number77020909

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epistemology (ĬpĬs´təmŏl´əjē) [Gr.,=knowledge or science], the branch of philosophy that is directed toward theories of the sources, nature, and limits of knowledge. Since the 17th cent. epistemology has been one of the fundamental themes of philosophers, who were necessarily obliged to coordinate the theory of knowledge with developing scientific thought. Epistemology, characterized broadly, is an account of knowledge. Within the discipline of philosophy, epistemology is the study of the nature of knowledge and justification: in particular, the study of (a) the defining components, (b) the substantive conditions or sources, and (c) the limits of knowledge and justification. Categories (a)–(c) have. About this book Introduction [] Hermann von Helmholtz in the History of Scientific Method In , the centenary of Helmholtz' birth, Paul Hertz, a physicist, and Moritz Schlick, a philosopher, published a selection of his papers and lectures on the philosophical foundations of the sciences, under the title Schriften zur Erkenntnistheorie. Epistemology. Epistemology in a business research as a branch of philosophy deals with the sources of knowledge. Specifically, epistemology is concerned with possibilities, nature, sources and limitations of knowledge in the field of study. Alternatively, epistemology can be branded as the study of the criteria by which the researcher classifies what does and does not constitute the knowledge. [1].

The final chapter looks to the future, highlighting some of the very latest debates that energise philosophical writing today about knowledge. Each chapter ends with a guide to further reading, encouraging students to explore the key writings for themselves, making Epistemology: The Key Thinkers a perfect guide for study, revision, and reference. combine these deliberations into a single systematic whole and this book is the result. Philosophers are sometimes heard to say that the present is a post-episte-mological era and that epistemology is dead. But this is rubbish. If the time ever came when people ceased to care for epistemological . their epistemological writings. It would take a very long book to discuss representative contemporary epistemologists or, in any detail, even a few historically important epistemologies, but a shorter one can provide many of the tools needed to understand them. Providing such tools is one of my main purposes. The use of this book in the study of philosophy is not limited to courses. Semiotics is also engaged, and such theories as critical and cultural theories, psychoanalysis, and various applicable aspects of psychology and sociology are critiqued. Because of its sheer intellectual power of discernment, one is hard pressed to find a comparable book in the last twenty by: