Mary Hesse

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Mary Hesse (née en 1924) est une philosophe scientifique anglaise. Elle est actuellement professeur de philosophie des sciences à l'Université de Cambridge.

Sa publication Models and Analogies in Science est une introduction accessible et vastement citée au sujet.

Travaux[modifier | modifier le code]

  • Forces and Fields: The Concept of Action at a Distance in the History of Physics, 1961.
  • Models and Analogies in Science, 1966
  • «Theories and the Transitivity of Confirmation», Philosophy of Science, 37 (1970), 50-63. —In Defense of Objectivity, 1972 [Annual Philosophical Lecture. Henriette Hertz Trust. British Academy].
  • The Structure of Scientific Inference, 1974.
  • Bayesian Methods and the Initial Probabilities of Theories, Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science; vol. VI: Induction, Probability, and Confirmation, 1975, ed. Grover Maxwell, Robert M. Anderson, Jr., págs. 50-105.
  • Theory and Value in the Social Sciences, in C. Hookway, P. Pettit, Action and Interpretation: Studies in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 1978, págs. 1-16.
  • Revolutions and Reconstructions in the Philosophy of Science, 1980.
  • Epistemology without Foundations», in A. J. Holland, ed., Philosophy, its History and Historiography, 1985, págs. 49-68, 87-90.
  • The Construction of Reality, 1987 (mit M. A. Arbib) [Gilford Lectures at Universität Edinburgh].
  • The Cognitive Claims of Metaphor, Journal of Speculative Philosophy, 2 (1988), 1-16.
  • Theories, Family Resemblances and Analogy, in D. Helman, ed., Analogical Reasoning, 1988, . 317-340.
  • Socializing Epistemology, in E. McMullin, ed., Construction and Constraint: The Shaping of Scientific Rationality, 1988, páginas 97-122.
  • Science beyond Realism and Relativism, in D. Raven, L. van V. Tijssen, J. de Wolf, eds., Cognitive Relativism and Social Science, 1992, 91-106.

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