Philosophy of Chemistry or Philosophy with Chemistry
作者: Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent
刊名: HYLE: International Journal for Philosophy of Chemistry, 2014, Vol.20 (1), pp.59-76
来源数据库: Hyle Publications
关键词: philosophy of chemistryphilosophy of sciencedisciplinesthing-turnGaston BachelardPierre DuhemEmile MeyersonGeorges Urbain
原始语种摘要: Chemistry deserves more philosophical attention not so much to do justice to a long-neglected science or to enhance its cultural prestige, but to undermine a number of taken-for-granted assumptions about scientific rationality and more importantly to diversify our metaphysical views of nature and reality. In brief, this paper does not make the case for a philosophy of chemistry. It rather urges philosophers of science to listen to chemists and discuss what they learn from them. Because over the course of many centuries chemists have developed a special access to nature and a special way of investigating and dealing with material substances, they have confronted a number of epistemological and ontological issues that are worth discussing. Following critical remarks about the disciplinary...

  • develop 发展
  • rationality 有理性
  • dealing 对待
  • diversify 多样化
  • discuss 议论
  • special 特别的
  • remarks 批注
  • French 法语法国的法语的
  • number 号码
  • learn 学习