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Danks, David

Building Theories

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Table of contents

Part I. Understanding Theory Building

1. Building Theories: The Heuristic Way
Emiliano Ippoliti

2. Building Theories: Strategies Not Blueprints
Margaret Morrison

3. Richer Than Reduction
David Danks

4. Theory Building as Problem Solving
Carlo Cellucci

Part II. Theory Building in Action

5. Discovering Cures in Medicine
Donald Gillies

6. The Product Guides the Process: Discovering Disease Mechanisms
Lindley Darden, Lipika R. Pal, Kunal Kundu, John Moult

7. “Take the Case of a Geometer…” Mathematical Analogies and Building Theories in Aristotle
Monica Ugaglia

8. Activation of the Eddy Mental Schema, Multiple Analogies and Their Heuristic Cooperation in the Historical Development of Fluid Dynamics
A. Ulazia

Part III. New Models of Theory Building

9. TTT: A Fast Heuristic to New Theories?
Thomas Nickles

10. Heuristic Logic. A Kernel
Emiliano Ippoliti

11. The Noetic Account of Scientific Progress and the Factivity of Understanding
Fabio Sterpetti

12. Rhythms, Retention and Protention: Philosophical Reflections on Geometrical Schemata for Biological Time
Giuseppe Longo, Nicole Perret

13. How to Build New Hypotheses
Lorenzo Magnani

Keywords: Philosophy, Epistemology, Cognitive Psychology, Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics), Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, multidisciplinary, Mathematical Logic and Foundations

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319727875
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-72786-8

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