back to areas     |     expand all areas     |     Click on an area to expand it    |      Idea totals are in red.

Expansion for Science

832 1. Philosophy
524 2. Reason
562 3. Truth
761 4. Formal Logic
1154 5. Theory of Logic
1134 6. Mathematics
913 7. Existence
820 8. Modes of Existence
1464 9. Objects
760 10. Modality
383 11. Knowledge Aims
600 12. Knowledge Sources
571 13. Knowledge Criteria

618 14. Science
A. Basis of Science
7 1. Observation
22 2. Demonstration
11 3. Experiment
17 4. Prediction
6 5. Anomalies
13 6. Falsification
B. Scientific Theories
30 1. Scientific Theory
13 2. Aim of Science
12 3. Instrumentalism
3 4. Paradigm
8 5. Commensurability
4 6. Theory Holism
7 7. Scientific Models
8 8. Ramsey Sentences
C. Induction
25 1. Induction
13 2. Aims of Induction
31 3. Limits of Induction
12 4. Reason in Induction
20 5. Paradoxes of Induction a. Grue problem
16 b. Raven paradox
16 6. Bayes's Theorem
D. Explanation
17 1. Explanation a. Explanation
25 b. Aims of explanation
6 c. Direction of explanation
3 d. Explaining people
31 2. Types of Explanation a. Types of explanation
4 b. Contrastive explanations
14 c. Explanations by coherence
35 d. Lawlike explanations
5 e. Necessity in explanations
30 f. Causal explanations
4 g. Explanations by function
32 h. Explanations by mechanism
12 i. Explanations by reduction
34 j. Explanations by essence
7 k. Probabilistic explanations
5 l. Explanation by proof
27 3. Best Explanation a. Best explanation
12 b. Ultimate explanation
10 c. Against best explanation
9 4. Explanation Doubts a. Explanation as pragmatic
2 b. Rejecting explanation

460 15. Nature of Minds
387 16. Persons
467 17. Mind and Body
686 18. Thought
766 19. Language
200 20. Action
110 21. Aesthetics
680 22. Metaethics
731 23. Ethics
149 24. Applied Ethics
646 25. Society
983 26. Natural Theory
345 27. Natural Reality
377 28. God
222 29. Religion