Laws and Symmetry (Clarendon Paperbacks)

Laws and Symmetry (Clarendon Paperbacks)


Metaphysicians communicate of legislation of nature by way of necessity and universality; scientists, by way of symmetry and invariance. during this e-book van Fraassen argues that no metaphysical account of legislation can be successful. He analyzes and rejects the arguments that there are legislation of nature, or that we needs to think there are, and argues that we must always overlook the belief of legislation as an sufficient clue to technology. After exploring what this suggests for normal epistemology, the writer develops the empiricist view of technological know-how as a building of versions to symbolize the phenomena.

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