An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science by Rudolf Carnap

By Rudolf Carnap

Some of the most inventive philosophers of the twentieth century, Rudolf Carnap provided a chain of technology lectures on the college of California in 1958. the current quantity is an outgrowth of that seminar, which handled the philosophical foundations of physics. Edited by means of Martin Gardner from transcripts of Carnap's school room lectures and discussions, the publication is still one of many clearest and soundest introductions to the philosophy of science.
Specially designed to entice quite a lot of readers, An creation to thePhilosophy of technological know-how deals available assurance of such themes as legislation and chance, dimension and quantitative language, the constitution of house, causality and determinism, theoretical legislation and ideas and masses extra. Stimulating and thought-provoking, the textual content might be of curiosity to philosophers, scientists and a person drawn to logical research of the options, statements and theories of technology. Its transparent and readable sort help in making it "the most sensible e-book on hand for the clever reader who desires to achieve a few perception into the character of up to date philosophy of science" ― selection. Foreword to the elemental Books Paperback variation, 1974 (Gardner); Preface (Carnap); Foreword to the Dover variation (Gardner). 35 black-and-white illustrations. Bibliography.

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Hearne et al. (2008) conducted a Phase I trial with three adolescents aged 13, 14 and 16 years. In this trial, no significant adaptations were made to accommodate the younger population. The oldest of the three children responded very well, reducing his stuttering to below 1% and maintaining this result for at least 12 months. However, the younger two children did not perform as well. Subsequent modifications have recently been made to the programme to make it more suitable for this age group. , in press) shows P1: SFK/UKS BLBK419-c02 P2: SFK BLBK419-Jelcic 20 May 4, 2012 14:15 Trim: 244mm×172mm The Science and Practice of Stuttering Treatment significantly improved outcomes for adolescents, with a group mean percent stuttering reduction of 92% at 6 months post-treatment.

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