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Philosophy of Science

Below please find the schedule for contributed papers in this section. If you have accessed the Congress Web Site using Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, or a similar program, it is possible to search for a name or paper title using the find function under the heading edit. Otherwise, you must browse through the page below in order to locate your name and paper title.

Thursday, August 13, 09-9:50

Name

Title of Paper

Vladimir A. Mazilov About the Methodology of Russian Psychology of Today
Stalya S. Rozova The Seminar on Epistemology and Philosophy of Science in Novosibirsk as a Way of Preserving Philosophical Traditions
Ludmila S. Sycheva Methodological Research Programs and Their Role in Cognitional Biology as a Source of Methodological Analogies

Thursday, August 13, 10-11:50

Name

Title of Paper

Gregg Alan Davia Thoughts on a Possible Rational Reconstruction of the Method of "Rational Reconstruction"
Serghey Gherdjikov Limits of Science
Alexis Jardines Teoria del Movimiento Unificado: Una lectura epistemologica de los fundamentos de la mecanica
Christopher Luetge Naturalized Epistemology with Special Reference to Social and Economic Epistemology
Elba del Carmen Riera Complexity: Philosophical and Epistemological Considerations

Thursday, August 13, 14-15:50

Name

Title of Paper

Manuel Comesana Should Philosophy of Science Exist?
Gustaaf C. Cornelis Is Popularization of Science Possible?
Anthony Mansueto Cosmic Teleology and the Crisis of the Sciences
V.V. Mantatov and I. Lambaeva Science, Development, and Humanity
Spas Spassov Biological Teleology in Contemporary Science

Thursday, August 13, 18-19:50

Name

Title of Paper

Gyorgy Darvas Ontological Levels and Symmetry Breaking
A.M. Galushkin Competence of Particular Paradigms in Thermonuclear Technologies
Imre Hronszky Technological Paradigms
Heisook Kim Yin and Yang: The Nature of Scientific Explanation in a Culture
Sheldon Richmond The Two Cultures Problem
Peter B.M. Vranas Epsilon-Ergodicity and the Success of Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Thursday, August 13, 20-21:50

Name

Title of Paper

Francisco Flores Top-Down or Bottom-Up: Explaining Laws in Special Relativity
Vladimir Gamaonov Relation - Functional Theory of Information
David Gruender On Explanation: Aristotelian and Hempelean
Norma Silvia Horenstein Something More on What Explanation Explains
Paul C.L. Tang The Monoamine Hypothesis, Placebos and Problems of Theory Construction in Psychology, Medicine and Psychiatry
Fritz Wallner A New Vision of Science

Friday, August 14, 09-9:50

Name

Title of Paper

Anastasios Brenner Du neopositivisme francais au cercle de Vienne
Andrew N. Pavlenko Epistemological Turn in European Scientific Rationality
Daniel Videla The Problem of Science in Heidegger's Thought

Friday, August 14, 12-13:50

Name

Title of Paper

Maarten Franssen The Not-so Trivial Truth of Methodological Individualism
David Gruenberg Bootstrapping and the Problem of Testing Quantitative Theoretical Hypotheses
Jean Leroux Les Theories de L'Image de Helmholtz et de Hertz et les Motifs de Carnap dans L'Aufbau
James Logue Models and Measurements: Some Parallels
Volker Peckhaus The Heuristic Function of the Axiomatic Method

Friday, August 14, 14-15:50

Name

Title of Paper

Michael Akeroyd Laudans, Popper and the Theory of Migration of Continents
Theo A. F. Kuipers Epistemological Positions in the Light of Truth Approximations
Lorenzo Magnani Abduction and Hypothesis Withdrawal in Science
Robert Camp Miner Lakatos and MacIntyre on Incommensurability and the Rationality of Theory Change
ErdinÁ Sayan The Bayesian Theory of Confirmation and Idealizations and Approximations in Science
Pawel Zeidler Theoretical Model, Representation, Experience

Friday, August 14, 18-19:50

Name

Title of Paper

Lucia d'Assuncao and Claudia Ines Mora Science and Aesthetic Paradigm
John Losee Philosophy of Science and the Theory of Natural Selection
Claudia Ines Mora and Lucia d'Assuncao Richard Rorty: Desde los Juegoe del Lenguaje hacia una Cultura Posfilosofica
Idelfonso Murillo The Ethical and Religious Challenge of Present Science
Gregor Schiemann Ohne Telos und Substanz. Grenzen des naturwissenschaftlichen
Kausalitaetsverstandnisses.
Friedel Weinert When The Scientist Turns Philosopher

Friday, August 14, 20-21:50

Name

Title of Paper

David Boersema Inductivism, Naturalism, and Metascientific Theories
Alexandru Giuculescu Order versus Chaos or The Ghost of Indeterminacy
Manuel Liz New Physical Properties
Bozhidar Palyuschev Physics and Consciousness
Victor Suchar The Status of Classical Mechanics in Modern Physics

Saturday, August 15, 09-9:50

Name

Title of Paper

Armando Cintora Critical Comments to Laudan's Axiology
Khristos C. Nizamis A DNA Account of Propositions (as events): Dummett, Nagarjuna, Aristotle
George Shpenkov and Leonid Kreidik Philosophy of Contents-Form and Coulomb's Law

Saturday, August 15, 12-13:50

Name

Title of Paper

Assen I. Dimitrov Virtual Information Systems
Hernan Miguel La Primera Revelacion: Cuando Lo Teorico Se Hace Visible
Pierre Nzinzi L'erreur: pedagogue de l'humanite
Walter Riofrio Rios About the Origin of Functional Properties
Lawrence H. Starkey Particle and Astro-Physics Challenge to Kant's Phenomenalism

Saturday, August 15, 14-15:50

Name

Title of Paper

I.S. Cehmistro Quantum Holism as the Consequence of the Relativistic Approach to the Problem of Quantum Theory Interpretation
Jagdish Hattiangadi Algebra as Thought Experiment
Yury Iv. Kulakov The Search for Scientific Truth Leads to God
Alberta Rebaglia A 'Non-Classical' Reality: An Epistemological Approach to Quantum Mechanical Description of Nature
Yang Yaokun The Rationality of Scientific Discovery: Aspect of the Theory of Creation

Saturday, August 15, 18-19:50

Name

Title of Paper

Jose E. Burgos The Relational Nature of Species Concepts
Arjuna De Zoysa Change and Reality
Makoto Katsumori Bohr's Early Conception of Complementarity
Hector A. Palma Polemica Imagination entre Popper y Kuhn sobre el progreso de la ciencia segun un punto de vista evolucionista
Ana Elisa Spielberg Werner Heisenberg: Reflections on Pragmatism and Positivism
Emil Visnovsky, Vaclav Cernik, and Jozef Vicenik Historical Types of Rationality

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