Laws And Symmetry (Clarendon Paperbacks)

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Laws and Symmetry (Clarendon Paperbacks)

Laws and Symmetry (Clarendon Paperbacks)

Metaphysicians speak of laws of nature in terms of necessity and universality; scientists, in terms of symmetry and invariance. In this book van Fraassen argues that no metaphysical account of laws can succeed. He analyzes and rejects the arguments that there are laws of nature, or that we must believe there are, and argues that we should disregard the idea of law as an adequate clue to science. After exploring what this means for general epistemology, the author develops the empiricist view of science as a construction of models to represent the phenomena.

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GENERAL
AuthorBas C. van Fraassen
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition1
ISBN-100198248601
ISBN-139780198248606
PublisherClarendon Press
Publication Year1990
DIMENSIONS
Height5.44 inch.
Length0.95 inch.
Width8.5 inch.
Weight1.34 pounds.

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