The Resource Observation and objectivity, Harold I. Brown

Observation and objectivity, Harold I. Brown

Label
Observation and objectivity
Title
Observation and objectivity
Statement of responsibility
Harold I. Brown
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Harold I.
Index
index present
LC call number
BD161
LC item number
.B76 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Science
  • Perception (Philosophy)
  • Objectivity
  • Connaissance, Théorie de la
  • Sciences
  • Perception (Philosophie)
  • Objectivité
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Objectivity
  • Perception (Philosophy)
  • Science
  • Théorie de la connaissance
  • Philosophie des sciences
  • Perception (philosophie)
  • Objectivité
Label
Observation and objectivity, Harold I. Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 239-247
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The functions of scientific theories. Domains ; Realism ; Explanation ; Research ; Theoretical entities and postulates -- Epistemological theories. Epistemology as a second-order science ; Plato: recollection and the forms ; Aristotelian realism ; Kant: the constitution of experience ; Sense-data -- Scientific observation. The electromagnetic spectrum ; Electron microscopes ; The Cavendish Balance ; Neutrinos ; Neutral weak currents ; Observation and theory -- Perceiving and observing. Non-epistemic seeing ; Epistemic seeing ; Observation ; Hearing ; Touch ; Taste and smell -- Sense-data, direct realism, and the Adverbial Theory. Sense-data ; Direct realism ; The Adverbial Theory -- A causal theory of perception. Material objects ; Causality ; Indeterminism ; Mind and body ; The senses as instruments ; Primary and secondary qualities ; Veridical and nonveridical perception ; Misperception ; Illusions ; Hallucinations ; The casual theory of perception: summary and objections -- Objectivity. Relevance ; Independence ; Objectivity ; Objectivity, progress, and truth ; Objectivity and rationality ; Objectivity and epistemology ; Conclusion
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 255 pages
Isbn
9780195048254
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
86018251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
000827152
System control number
  • (OCoLC)14128771
  • (OCoLC)ocm14128771
Label
Observation and objectivity, Harold I. Brown
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 239-247
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The functions of scientific theories. Domains ; Realism ; Explanation ; Research ; Theoretical entities and postulates -- Epistemological theories. Epistemology as a second-order science ; Plato: recollection and the forms ; Aristotelian realism ; Kant: the constitution of experience ; Sense-data -- Scientific observation. The electromagnetic spectrum ; Electron microscopes ; The Cavendish Balance ; Neutrinos ; Neutral weak currents ; Observation and theory -- Perceiving and observing. Non-epistemic seeing ; Epistemic seeing ; Observation ; Hearing ; Touch ; Taste and smell -- Sense-data, direct realism, and the Adverbial Theory. Sense-data ; Direct realism ; The Adverbial Theory -- A causal theory of perception. Material objects ; Causality ; Indeterminism ; Mind and body ; The senses as instruments ; Primary and secondary qualities ; Veridical and nonveridical perception ; Misperception ; Illusions ; Hallucinations ; The casual theory of perception: summary and objections -- Objectivity. Relevance ; Independence ; Objectivity ; Objectivity, progress, and truth ; Objectivity and rationality ; Objectivity and epistemology ; Conclusion
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 255 pages
Isbn
9780195048254
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
86018251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
000827152
System control number
  • (OCoLC)14128771
  • (OCoLC)ocm14128771

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