limits of science

outline of logic and of the methodology of the exact sciences.
  • 347 Pages
  • 4.26 MB
  • English
K. Paul, Trench, Trubner , London
Science -- Methodology, Mathematics -- Philosophy, Logic, Symbolic and mathema
Statement[Tr. from the Polish by Helen Charlotte Brodie and Arthur P. Coleman] Introd. and appendix by Helen Charlotte Brodie.
SeriesInternational library of psychology, philosophy, and scientific method
ContributionsBrodie, Helen Charlotte, 1915- ed. and tr.
LC ClassificationsQ175 .C494 1948a
The Physical Object
Paginationlvii, 347 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6028727M
LC Control Number48004189

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The limits are revealed as impossibilities for scientific research in those fields that come out of the first order-the timeless, the spaceless, the non-corporal, the non-eventful, the illogical.

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