Abstract: The thought of Ernan McMullin on the relationship between science and theology can be summarized with a word that he himself used: consonance. Ernan McMullin ยท PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association (4) (). Like. Recommend. Bookmark. Ernan McMullin – – Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 16 Empiricist Challenge: An Introduction to Ernan McMullin’s Aquinas Lecture.

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Abstract In his Aquinas Lecture at Marquette University, Ernan McMullin discusses whether there is a pattern of inference that particularly characterizes the sciences of nature.

Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: According to the more radical choice, the strategy would be to deny the relevance of Scripture to our knowledge of the natural world. Scientific Realism and Metaphysics.

Father McMullin wrote and lectured widely on subjects ranging from the relationship between cosmology ernaj theology, to the role of values in understanding science, to the impact of Darwinism on Western religious thought.

Explanation in General Philosophy of Science. Scientific Realism and the Empiricist Challenge: Either way, the outcome is of God’s making, and from the biblical standpoint enran appear as part of God’s plan. Biomedical Ethics in Applied Ethics.


Science Logic and Mathematics. He is the only person ,cmullin ever hold the presidency of four of the major US philosophical associations. The Hiddenness Argument Revisited. Direct download 2 more. History of Biology in Philosophy of Biology.

Ernan McMullin, A case for scientific realism – PhilPapers

The apparent absence of causal hypothesis from the highly successful new science of motion went far towards shaping, in different ways, the account of scientific knowledge given by many of the philosophers of the century following, notable among them Berkeley, Hume, Reid, and Kant.

The discrepancy between the Aristotelian and the Ptolemaic astronomies led many medievals to regard the latter and mathematical astronomy generally as no more wrnan a calculational device. John Worrall – – PSA: Request removal from index. The British Journal for the History of Science.

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In Memoriam: Rev. Ernan McMullin, Notre Dame philosopher of science

Restrictions pro authors only online only open access only published only filter by language Configure languages here. He also served on numerous scholarly committees and congresses worldwide and is the only person ever to have been elected president mcmjllin all the following professional organizations: Mathematical Explanation in General Philosophy of Science.


From the Publisher via CrossRef no frnan doi. Just before his death, he was working on a study on rationality, realism, and the growth of knowledge. When trying to assess the implications of recent deep shifts in the philosophy of science for the broader arena of medicine, the theme that most readily comes to mind is underdetermination. Instrumentalism in General Philosophy of Science. Monaghan – – Metaphysica 11 1: Sign in to use this feature.

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Some understand the evolutionary process as more or less predictable; others stress its contingency. Jeff McMahan – unknown.

This paper argues that the appraisal of theory is in important respects closer in structure to value-judgement than it is to the rule-governed inference that the classical tradition in philosophy of science took for granted. Preaching on the Environment.