On the Philosophy of Discovery, Chapters Historical and Critical
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On the Philosophy of Discovery, Chapters Historical and Critical

By William Whewell
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  • ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF DISCOVERY, CHAPTERS HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL;
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS.
  • CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTION.
  • CHAPTER II. Plato.
  • CHAPTER III. Additional Remarks on Plato.
  • CHAPTER IV. Aristotle.
  • CHAPTER V. Additional Remarks on Aristotle.
  • CHAPTER VI. The Later Greeks.
  • CHAPTER VII. The Romans.
  • CHAPTER VIII. Arabian Philosophers.
  • CHAPTER IX. The Schoolmen of the Middle Ages.
  • CHAPTER X. The Innovators of the Middle Ages.
  • CHAPTER XI. The Innovators of the Middle Ages—continued.
  • CHAPTER XII. The Revival of Platonism.
  • CHAPTER XIII. The Theoretical Reformers of Science.
  • CHAPTER XIV. The Practical Reformers of Science.
  • CHAPTER XV. Francis Bacon.
  • CHAPTER XVI. Additional Remarks on Francis Bacon.
  • CHAPTER XVII. From Bacon to Newton.
  • CHAPTER XVIII. Newton.
  • CHAPTER XIX. Locke and his French Followers.
  • CHAPTER XX. The Reaction against the Sensational School.
  • CHAPTER XXI. Further Advance of the Sensational School. M. Auguste Comte.
  • CHAPTER XXII. Mr. Mill's Logic[264].
  • CHAPTER XXIII. Political Economy as an Inductive Science.
  • CHAPTER XXIV. Modern German Philosophy[295].
  • CHAPTER XXV. The Fundamental Antithesis as it exists in the Moral World.
  • CHAPTER XXVI. Of the "Philosophy of the Infinite."
  • CHAPTER XXVII. Sir William Hamilton on Inertia and Weight.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII. Influence of German Systems of Philosophy in Britain.
  • CHAPTER XXIX. Necessary Truth is progressive. Objections considered.
  • CHAPTER XXX. The Theological Bearing of the Philosophy of Discovery.
  • CHAPTER XXXI. Man's Knowledge of God.
  • CHAPTER XXXII. Analogies of Physical and Religious Philosophy.
  • APPENDIX.
    • Appendix A. OF THE PLATONIC THEORY OF IDEAS.
    • Appendix B. ON PLATO'S SURVEY OF THE SCIENCES.
    • Appendix BB. ON PLATO'S NOTION OF DIALECTIC.
    • Appendix C. OF THE INTELLECTUAL POWERS ACCORDING TO PLATO.
    • Appendix D. CRITICISM OF ARISTOTLE'S ACCOUNT OF INDUCTION.
    • Appendix E. ON THE FUNDAMENTAL ANTITHESIS OF PHILOSOPHY.
    • Appendix F. REMARKS ON A REVIEW OF THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE INDUCTIVE SCIENCES.
    • Appendix G. OF THE TRANSFORMATION OF HYPOTHESES IN THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE.
    • Appendix H. ON HEGEL'S CRITICISM OF NEWTON'S PRINCIPIA.
    • APPENDIX TO THE MEMOIR ON HEGEL'S CRITICISM OF NEWTON'S PRINCIPIA.
    • Appendix K. DEMONSTRATION THAT ALL MATTER IS HEAVY.
    • WORKS BY WILLIAM WHEWELL, D.D. F.R.S. MASTER OF TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE.
    • New Books and New Editions, Published by John W. Parker and Son, West Strand.
    • Annotated Edition of the English Poets, WITH INTRODUCTIONS, NOTES, AND MEMOIRS, Historical, Biographical and Critical, BY ROBERT BELL.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Transcriber's Notes
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