Carl Hempel

[Revised entry by James Fetzer on August 4, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Carl G. Hempel (1905 - 1997) was the principal proponent of the "covering law" theory of explanation and the paradoxes
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[Revised entry by James Fetzer on August 4, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Carl G. Hempel (1905 - 1997) was the principal proponent of the "covering law" theory of explanation and the paradoxes of confirmation as basic elements the theory of science. A master of philosophical methodology, Hempel pursued explications of initially vague and...

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