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The Logic of Scientific Discovery


Gary Jason

Contents: Introduction - Remarks on Discovery - Thoughts on Logic - Dialectic as the Logic of Discovery - Assertoric and Erotetic Underpinnings - The Imperative Component - A Basic Dialogue Logic - Modal Extensions - The Representation of Conceptual Change - Approaches to Induction - Directions for Further Work - Heuristics and the Microeconomics of Research - The Role of Dialectic in Pragmatic Philosophy - Matrix Algebra and Formal Dialectic.