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On Logic and the Theory of Science

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On Logic and the Theory of Science by Jean Cavaillès, translated by Knox Peden, MIT Press (2019) (…) Jean Cavaillès evaluates philosophical efforts to determine the origin—logical or ontological—of scientific thought, arguing that, rather than seeking to found science in original intentional acts, a priori meanings, or foundational logical relations, any adequate theory must involve a history of the concept. Cavaillès insists on a historical epistemology that is conceptual rather than phenomenological, and a logic […]