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Philosophy of Science

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Across
  1. 1. Architecture movement ideologically connected with the logical positivists
  2. 4. All bachelors are bald
  3. 9. A specific achievement that is a source of inspiration and example, for Kuhn
  4. 12. What normal scientists solve, for Kuhn
  5. 17. Popper’s theory of “confirmation”
  6. 19. Arguments that are NOT deductively valid but still provide us with reasons for believing the conclusion
  7. 21. “A Marxist could not open a newspaper without finding on every page confirming evidence for his interpretation of history”
  8. 25. There will always be a number of competing theories that explain the same data
  9. 26. “The unit of empirical significance is the whole of science”
  10. 27. Symmetrical with prediction, for Hempel
  11. 29. An inductive argument that is bad for the realist
  12. 30. Knowledge that is not explicitly stated or codified, for Bloor
  13. 31. “The meaning of a sentence consists in its method of ________.”
  14. 34. The logical form of falsifiability
  15. 35. Hegel’s writing lacks it, says a logical positivist
  16. 36. Particularly worrying scientific puzzle, for Kuhn
Down
  1. 2. All bachelors are unmarried
  2. 3. The problem of defining what makes science different non-science
  3. 5. Famous rationalist and metaphysician
  4. 6. The colour of Goodman’s emeralds
  5. 7. You cannot understand a particular thing without looking at its place in a larger whole
  6. 8. Not comparable by use of a common measure or standard
  7. 10. Hume thought that all inductive arguments were _________.
  8. 11. Murdered at the University of Vienna in 1936
  9. 13. One interpretation of probability
  10. 14. Famous inductive skeptic
  11. 15. An unobservable entity, for an anti-realist
  12. 16. Contextual values compromise scientific objectivity
  13. 18. The _________ of Scientific Revolutions
  14. 20. Famous logical positivist
  15. 22. Longino’s kind of empiricism
  16. 23. The premises that do the explaining, for Hempel
  17. 24. Values that are fundamental to science
  18. 28. Thagard wrote about it
  19. 32. “History, if viewed as a repository for more than anecdote or chronology, could produce a decisive transformation in the image of science”
  20. 33. The aim of science is to provide a true description of the world