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On the epistemology of the inexact sciences.

Olaf Helmer-Hirschberg

On the epistemology of the inexact sciences.

by Olaf Helmer-Hirschberg

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge, Theory of.,
  • Social sciences.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    SeriesRand Corporation. [Rand Report], R-353, R (Rand Corporation) ;, R-353.
    ContributionsRescher, Nicholas, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS36 .R3 R-353
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p.
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5807560M
    LC Control Number60033738
    OCLC/WorldCa371473

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The pur-pose of all science is to explain and predict in an objective manner. While in the exact sciences explanation and prediction have the same logical. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Helmer-Hirschberg, Olaf. On the epistemology of the inexact sciences.

Santa Monica, Calif., RAND Corp., []. The monograph is an examination of the fuzzy rational foundations of the structure of exact and inexact sciences over the epistemological space which is distinguished from the ontological space. It is thus concerned with the demarcation problem. It examines exact science and its critique of inexact science.

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