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Expansion for Science

995 1. Philosophy
601 2. Reason
597 3. Truth
779 4. Formal Logic
1217 5. Theory of Logic
1165 6. Mathematics
1005 7. Existence
851 8. Modes of Existence
1512 9. Objects
785 10. Modality
460 11. Knowledge Aims
672 12. Knowledge Sources
611 13. Knowledge Criteria

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

508 15. Nature of Minds
454 16. Persons
479 17. Mind and Body
746 18. Thought
813 19. Language
227 20. Action
231 21. Aesthetics
828 22. Metaethics
892 23. Ethics
191 24. Applied Ethics
1141 25. Society
960 26. Natural Theory
593 27. Natural Reality
403 28. God
277 29. Religion