The two dams and that damned paresis
Author: Carroll, JW
Source: British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Volume 50, Number 1, March 1999 , pp. 65-81(17)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Abstract:Philosophers of science take it as a datum that Mayor John's having syphilis explains why he, rather than certain nonsyphilitics, had paresis. Using a new hypothetical example, the case of the two dams, it is argued that three independent considerations invalidate these philosophers' starting point.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 1999-03-01
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