OVERVIEW OF MODERN PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE (art. 1)

PHILOSOPHICAL ISSUES OF NATURAL SCIENCE

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https://doi.org/10.15407/fd2022.01.115

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global/general and local/science-centered philosophies of sciences, features and classifi- cations of philosophies of mathematical and natural sciences, a network of specific theories as the core of the relevant science, practical theories and their reconstructions

Abstract

Varieties of modern philosophies of mathematical and natural sciences are represented. Specific features of those sciences are analyzed on the basis of graph classifications of the respective phi- losophies. The importance of reconstructions of practical theories is emphasized for all kinds of philosophies of science used by them.

The first part outlines the purpose of the article and considers subject and theoretical, the sec- ond — evaluative, nominal, theoretical-reconstructive and linguistic-reconstructive classifica- tions of philosophies of science. The conclusions are made about the problematic application of these classifications to the philosophies of social sciences and humanities.

Author Biographies

Oleksandr GABOVICH

Doctor of Sciences in Physics and Mathematics, Principal Research Fellow, Department of Crystal Physics,
Institute of Physics, NAS of Ukraine 46, Nauki Av., Kyiv, 03028 

Volodymyr KUZNETSOV

Doctor of Sciences in Philosophy, Professor, Principal Research Fellow, Department of Logic and Methodology of Science / Chair of Physic-Mathematical Disciplines, H.S. Skovoroda Institute of Philosophy, NAS of Ukraine / National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” 4, Triokhsviatytelska St., Kyiv, 01601

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GABOVICH, O., & KUZNETSOV, V. (2022). OVERVIEW OF MODERN PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE (art. 1): PHILOSOPHICAL ISSUES OF NATURAL SCIENCE. Filosofska Dumka, (1), 115–133. https://doi.org/10.15407/fd2022.01.115

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