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The dappled world

a study of the boundaries of science

by Nancy Cartwright

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Methodology.,
  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Physics -- Methodology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-241) and index.

    StatementNancy Cartwright.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 .C37 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 247 p. ;
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL371378M
    ISBN 100521643368, 0521644119
    LC Control Number98032176

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    Only a small remnant of the faithful remains. What had been goading me for weeks was a relentless, self-imposed pressure to become rather than to be, to take up ambitions that seemed impossible for me to bear. Against the completability of science. Share this:. Julian Felsenburgh, a mysterious and compelling figure arises, promising peace in exchange for blind obedience. This patchwork makes sense when we realise that laws are very special productions of nature, requiring very special arrangements for their generation.

    Now these sisters also had a sweet, beloved mother, whose own fairy tale of a life suddenly came apart when one day her sweet, beloved husband came home and announced that he was divorcing her. Maxwell Eds. Causal diversity, causal stability-- 6. On meeting Cartwright and putting the question to her directly, Lydia discovered that she did indeed think that the existence of law-like behaviour in nature would point towards the existence of a creator.


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