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Bericht: 10th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (August 19-25, 1995; Florence, Italy)

Joachim Stolz
Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie
Vol. 27, No. 1 (1996), pp. 167-170
Published by: Springer
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25171052
Page Count: 4
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Bericht: 10th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (August 19-25, 1995; Florence, Italy)
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Abstract

The International Union of History and Philosophy of Science organizing the 10th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science is at its cross-road: the alternative is mass-performance or creative exchange of ideas. The program is criticized because the thematic center in History and Philosophy of Science has been shifted too far into the realm of micro-fields of Logic and the time reduction for presentation and discussion of papers to 20 minutes should be reconsidered. Several outstanding papers are shortly discussed: Martin-Löw on "Formalized Tarski-Semantics of Type Theory", Hoyningen-Huene on "Feyerabend and Kuhn", Leroux on "Helmholtz and Hertz", and Muller on "Bell meets Dirac". Finally the visiting-program is gratefully appreciated.

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