Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Putnam, Hilary
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Method V 258
Method/science/methods fetishism: when there is no way, how can one explain the success of science? - Putnam: there are probably methods, but they must presuppose a concept of rationality.
V 261f
Science/method/Popper: we should allow only the hypotheses that are most easily falsified - ((s) due to low probability to refute the others - PutnamVsPopper: this leads to a selection due to arbitrarily assumed predicates (excluding grue etc.) - still narrow rationality - it also excludes a theory of evolution - PopperVsPeirce: VsAbduction, VsBest Explanation - (s) a vague method leads to results that are difficult to interpret).

Pu I
H. Putnam
Von einem Realistischen Standpunkt Frankfurt 1993

H. Putnam
Repräsentation und Realität Frankfurt 1999

H. Putnam
Für eine Erneuerung der Philosophie Stuttgart 1997

H. Putnam
Pragmatismus Eine offene Frage Frankfurt 1995

Pu V
H. Putnam
Vernunft, Wahrheit und Geschichte Frankfurt 1990

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-30