xii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Logic, epistemology and the unity of science ; v. 4.
Formatted Contents Note
Why are (most) laws of nature mathematical? / Mauro Dorato How nature makes sense / Jan Faye Cartwright and Nowack on laws and explanation / Igor Hanzel The explanatory virtues of probabilistic causal laws / Henrik Hållsten The nature of natural laws / Lars-Göran Johansson How the ceteris paribus laws of physics lie / Geert Keil Necessary laws / Max Kistler Laws of nature: a skeptical view / Uwe Meixner The laws' properties / Johannes Persson Laws of nature versus system laws / Gerhard Schurz Psychologism, universality and the use of logic / Werner Stelzner.
Most of the papers were presented at the 5th Baltic Workshop on Logic and the Philosophy of Science held at Copenhagen, May 24-27, 2001.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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