Abstract: The thought of Ernan McMullin on the relationship between science and theology can be summarized with a word that he himself used: consonance. Ernan McMullin ยท PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association (4) (). Like. Recommend. Bookmark. Ernan McMullin – – Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 16 Empiricist Challenge: An Introduction to Ernan McMullin’s Aquinas Lecture.

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How Bad Is Rape? This paper argues that the appraisal of theory is in important respects closer in structure to value-judgement than it is to the rule-governed inference that the classical tradition in philosophy of science took for granted.

Should a Christian Adopt Methodological Naturalism? He served as the chair of the History and Philosophy of Science Section of the AAASas a member of etnan executive committees of the History of Science Societythe Council for Philosophical Studiesand the Society of Christian Philosophersand as a member of numerous scholarly and scientific committees, congresses, and panels. This article has no associated abstract. Monaghan – – Metaphysica 11 1: The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.


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Jeff McMahan – unknown. Scientific Realism and the Empiricist Challenge: He mckullin was an unrivalled expert on the life of Galileo. If the science of motion could dispense with causal hypothesis and the attendant uncertainty, why should this not serve as the goal of natural philosophy generally?

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But what does the antirealist have to say about evolutionary theory or astrophysics? Torrance – – Zygon 52 3: A native of Ballybofey, Donegal, Father McMullin was an internationally prominent scholar in the philosophy of science.

Abstract In his Aquinas Lecture at Marquette University, Ernan McMullin discusses whether there is a pattern of inference that particularly characterizes the sciences of nature.

He was 86 years old. History of Physics in Philosophy of Physical Science. It seemed as though an incredibly precise setting of the initial conditions would have been needed in order mcmuloin a long-lived galactic universe containing heavy elements might develop.

This ,cmullin was last edited on 26 Septemberat Some understand the evolutionary process as more or less predictable; others stress its contingency.


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Archived from the original on History of Biology in Philosophy of Biology. The discrepancy between the Aristotelian and the Ptolemaic astronomies led many medievals to regard the latter and mathematical astronomy generally as no more than a calculational device. Constructive Mcmulli in General Philosophy of Science.

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In Memoriam: Rev. Ernan McMullin, Notre Dame philosopher of science

State of the Field: Scientific Realism in Action: Alisa Bokulich – – Synthese ,cmullin There is a continuity of concern across the ages that separate the Greek inquiry into nature from our own vastly more complex scientific enterprise. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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McMullin served on the editorial boards of a dozen academic journals and encyclopedia. Among his edited volumes:.

Towards a Female-Friendly Philosophy of Science.