Item description for The Courage of Doing Philosophy: Essays Presented to Leszek Nowak by Jerzy Brzezinski...
In recent years, the problem of idealization has been one of the central issues discussed in philosophy of science. This volume gathers original essays written by well-known philosophers. The papers address the method of idealization and its applications in science as well as ontological and epistemological problems that have arisen. Among the questions addressed are: What is the logcal form of idealizational statements and how should they be interpreted? Is the possible worlds semantics useful in understanding idealization? What is the relation between idealization and truth? The volume is a celebration of Leszek Nowak's sixtieth birthday.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 5.9" Height: 1.4" Weight: 1.8 lbs.
Release Date Dec 21, 2007
ISBN 9042023368 ISBN13 9789042023369