Representation and Invariance of Scientific Structures (Center for the Study of Language and Information - Lecture Notes)

Suppes, Patrick

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ISBN 10: 1575863332 / ISBN 13: 9781575863337
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Synopsis: A fundamental reason for using formal methods in the philosophy of science is the desirability of having a fixed frame of reference that may be used to organize the variety of doctrines at hand. This book—Patrick Suppes's major work, and the result of several decades of research—examines how set-theoretical methods provide such a framework, covering issues of axiomatic method, representation, invariance, probability, mechanics, and language, including research on brain-wave representations of words and sentences. This is a groundbreaking, essential text from a distinguished philosopher.

About the Author: Patrick Suppes is the Lucie Stern Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus at Stanford University.

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