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Philosophy of Science

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