Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
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Induction/Francis Bacon/Mayr: large rehabilitation (and actually the first introduction) of induction. For two centuries decisive.
Justus von LiebigVsBacon: 1863 first rejection of Bacon. "Induction alone cannot produce new theories".
Biology: for them, practically none of the universal laws of physics apply. This is why it was largely excluded from science philosophy.
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I 80
MayrVsPopper: it is often very difficult, if not impossible, to falsify a useless theory convincingly. The categorical statement that in a single falsification the whole theory falls does not apply to evolutionary biology.
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I 219
Definition Induction/Biology/Mayr: Influence of already existing tissues on the development of other tissues. By proteins. It is important for almost all organisms.


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Das ist Biologie Heidelberg 1998


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