7Fastening the philosophical buttonsMetascience 1-4. forthcoming.
16The Role of Imagination in Ernst Mach’s Philosophy of Science: A Biologico-economical ViewHopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science 11 (1): 241-261. 2021.
9The Role of Imagination in Ernst Mach’s Philosophy of ScienceHopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science. forthcoming.Some popular views of Ernst Mach cast him as a philosopher-scientist averse to imaginative practices in science. The aim of this analysis is to address the question of whether or not imagination is compatible with Machian philosophy of science. I conclude that imagination is not only compatible, but essential to realizing the aim of science in Mach’s biologico-economical view. I raise the possible objection that my conclusion is undermined by Mach’s criticism of Isaac Newton’s famous “bucket exp…Read more
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