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Who’s afraid of Nagelian reduction?

Dizadji-Bahmani, Foad, Frigg, Roman ORCID: 0000-0003-0812-0907 and Hartmann, Stephan (2010) Who’s afraid of Nagelian reduction? Erkenntnis, 73 (3). pp. 393-412. ISSN 0165-0106

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Identification Number: 10.1007/s10670-010-9239-x


We reconsider the Nagelian theory of reduction and argue that, contrary to a widely held view, it is the right analysis of intertheoretic reduction. The alleged difficulties of the theory either vanish upon closer inspection or turn out to be substantive philosophical questions rather than knock-down arguments.

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Additional Information: © 2010 Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Divisions: Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2010 16:36
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2021 00:44

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