The Resource The language of nature; : an essay in the philosophy of science., Drawings by Evan L. Gillespie

The language of nature; : an essay in the philosophy of science., Drawings by Evan L. Gillespie

Label
The language of nature; : an essay in the philosophy of science.
Title
The language of nature;
Title remainder
an essay in the philosophy of science.
Statement of responsibility
Drawings by Evan L. Gillespie
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1913-2002
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hawkins, David
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q175
LC item number
.H357
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2010 A-804
  • Q 175
NLM item number
H393L 1964
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • Science
  • Philosophy
  • Nature
  • Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Science
  • Science
  • Biologie
  • Philosophie
  • Filosofia Da Ciencia
  • Ciencia
  • Biologie
  • Philosophie
Label
The language of nature; : an essay in the philosophy of science., Drawings by Evan L. Gillespie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 359-364
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Science and Mathematics -- Number -- The Peano Axioms -- Logical Truth -- Models and Turing Machines -- Number Theory -- The Elements -- Kant and the Forms of Intuition -- Conventionalism -- Analytic Geometry -- The Erlangen Program -- Pythagorean Geometry -- The Geometry of Motion -- The Calculus -- The Dedekind Cut -- Complex Numbers and Vectors -- Continuity -- Analytic Functions and Fourier Series -- The Nature of Mathematics:Universals -- Observation and Measurement -- On Basic Measurements -- The Measurement of Time -- Measurement and Invariance -- Relational Patterns -- Measurement and Its Validation:Operationalism -- Measurement and Information -- Law and Modern Science -- Aristotle on Motion -- The Science of Mechanics -- Determinism and Causality -- The Isolated System:Essence and Accident
  • Law and Chance -- Logical Preliminaries -- The Mathematics of Probability -- Probability and Determinism -- The Measurement of Probability -- Symmetry and Independence -- The Frequency Interpretation -- Statistically Isolated Systems -- An Anticipation -- Relativity and Space-time -- Quantum Physics -- States -- Transitions -- Identity -- The Scala Naturae -- L'ordre Naturel -- Thermodynamics -- Statistical Mechanics -- The Maxwell Demon -- Information, Order, and Free Energy -- The Arrow of Time -- The Probable and the Non-probable -- Decisions and Information Theory -- Credibility and Priority -- The Inductive Maze and a Theorem on Progress -- The System of Knowledge -- The Justification of Probable Inference -- Analogy and Category -- The Demons -- Self-reproduction -- Stage One:From Molecule to Cell -- Stage Two:The Verb "to Learn" -- Stage Three:Culture
  • Human Nature -- Human Variability -- Self-consciousness -- Purposive Behavior -- Observational Problems in Psychology -- Problems of Freedom -- Model-building -- Choice and the Fundamental Theorem of Ethics -- The Gardens -- Responsibility -- Value as Substance -- Value as Individual Preference -- Value as Social Choice
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 372 pages
Lccn
63013200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)525803
Label
The language of nature; : an essay in the philosophy of science., Drawings by Evan L. Gillespie
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 359-364
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Science and Mathematics -- Number -- The Peano Axioms -- Logical Truth -- Models and Turing Machines -- Number Theory -- The Elements -- Kant and the Forms of Intuition -- Conventionalism -- Analytic Geometry -- The Erlangen Program -- Pythagorean Geometry -- The Geometry of Motion -- The Calculus -- The Dedekind Cut -- Complex Numbers and Vectors -- Continuity -- Analytic Functions and Fourier Series -- The Nature of Mathematics:Universals -- Observation and Measurement -- On Basic Measurements -- The Measurement of Time -- Measurement and Invariance -- Relational Patterns -- Measurement and Its Validation:Operationalism -- Measurement and Information -- Law and Modern Science -- Aristotle on Motion -- The Science of Mechanics -- Determinism and Causality -- The Isolated System:Essence and Accident
  • Law and Chance -- Logical Preliminaries -- The Mathematics of Probability -- Probability and Determinism -- The Measurement of Probability -- Symmetry and Independence -- The Frequency Interpretation -- Statistically Isolated Systems -- An Anticipation -- Relativity and Space-time -- Quantum Physics -- States -- Transitions -- Identity -- The Scala Naturae -- L'ordre Naturel -- Thermodynamics -- Statistical Mechanics -- The Maxwell Demon -- Information, Order, and Free Energy -- The Arrow of Time -- The Probable and the Non-probable -- Decisions and Information Theory -- Credibility and Priority -- The Inductive Maze and a Theorem on Progress -- The System of Knowledge -- The Justification of Probable Inference -- Analogy and Category -- The Demons -- Self-reproduction -- Stage One:From Molecule to Cell -- Stage Two:The Verb "to Learn" -- Stage Three:Culture
  • Human Nature -- Human Variability -- Self-consciousness -- Purposive Behavior -- Observational Problems in Psychology -- Problems of Freedom -- Model-building -- Choice and the Fundamental Theorem of Ethics -- The Gardens -- Responsibility -- Value as Substance -- Value as Individual Preference -- Value as Social Choice
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 372 pages
Lccn
63013200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)525803

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