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Husserl's Later Philosophy of Natural Science
Husserl argues in the Crisis that the prevalent tradition of positive science in his time had a philosophical core, called by him "Galilean science", that mistook the quest for objective theory with the quest for ...
Phenomenology and the Philosophy of the Natural Sciences
In the assessment of scientific theory and practice, the critique of the analytic/empiricist view of science made via the phenomenological orientation of Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau- Ponty and others towards the Lifeworld ...
The Scope of Hermeneutics in Natural Science
Hermeneutics or interpretation is concerned with the generation, transmission, and acceptance of meaning within the lifeworld and was the original method of the human sciences stemming from F. Schleiermacher and W. ...
Fleck's Contribution to Epistemology
Ludwik Fleck opposed the two most prominant schools of the philosophy of science of his time: the Logical Positivism of Carnap, Schlick and others of the Vienna Circle, and the Historicism of Durkheim, Levy-Bruhl, ...
Heisenberg and radical theoretic change
Heisenberg, in constructing quantum mechanics, explicitly followed certain principles exemplified, as he believed, in Einstein's construction of the special theory of relativity which for him was the paradigm for radical ...