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Nagel, Ernest 1901-1985

Overview
Works: 166 works in 1,087 publications in 14 languages and 14,747 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Adapter, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: Q175, 501
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Most widely held works by Ernest Nagel
Gödel's proof by Ernest Nagel( Book )

190 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1931 Kurt Godel disrupted some of the fundamental assumptions underlying mathematics and logic with the publication of his revolutionary paper, "On Formally Undecidable Propositions of Principia Mathematica and Related Systems." Ironically, few mathematicians of the time were able to understand the young scholar's complex proof, and the full importance of this work was largely overlooked for many years. Godel was at last recognized by his peers and presented with the first Albert Einstein Award in 1951 for achievement in the natural sciences - the highest honor of its kind in the United States. The award committee, which included Albert Einstein and J. Robert Oppenheimer, described his work as "one of the greatest contributions to the sciences in recent times."" "In Godel's Proof, Ernest Nagel and James Newman provide a readable and non-technical explanation for both scholars and non-specialists of the main ideas and broad implications of Godel's discovery. First published in 1958 and in print continuously in ten languages, this highly popular, seminal work offers every educated person with an interest in mathematics, logic, and philosophy the opportunity to understand a previously difficult and inaccessible subject."--Jacket
The structure of science; problems in the logic of scientific explanation by Ernest Nagel( Book )

98 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 1,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to logic and scientific method by Morris Raphael Cohen( Book )

120 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About logic in a scientific context
Logic, methodology, and philosophy of science; proceedings by Methodology and Philosophy of Science International Congress of Logic( Book )

56 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and Russian and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Logic without metaphysics, and other essays in the philosophy of science by Ernest Nagel( Book )

34 editions published between 1956 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meaning and knowledge: systematic readings in epistemology by Ernest Nagel( Book )

11 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teleology revisited and other essays in the philosophy and history of science by Ernest Nagel( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and Spanish and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientific psychology; principles and approaches by Benjamin B Wolman( Book )

16 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observation and theory in science by Ernest Nagel( Book )

19 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three lectures, presented as the first series of the Alvin and Fanny Blaustein Thalheimer Lectures, concern the logical status of scientific theories in relation to observation. Nagel analyzes some of the attacks on the observational-theoretical distinction, and proposes that the proper way of construing the observational-theoretical contrast is in terms of the way statements actually function within the context of scientific inquiry. Bromberger feels that the essentially formalistic view of theories is "essentially bankrupt" and sketches a possible alternative approach to the analysis of scientific theories in terms of questions raised and of the logical dimensions of possible answers to these questions. In the final lecture Grunbaum discusses Duhem's thesis that it is impossible to test scientific theories by crucial experiments and seeks to present counterexamples to Feyerabend's claim concerning the manner in which terms are "theory laden." Barker's introduction provides an overview of the place of the three lectures in terms of trends in the philosophy of science, and Mandelbaum gives a brief biography of Dr. And Mrs. Thalheimer. (Al)
Philosophy, science, and method; essays in honor of Ernest Nagel by Sidney Morgenbesser( Book )

12 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of the theory of probability by Ernest Nagel( Book )

49 editions published between 1939 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to logic by Morris Raphael Cohen( Book )

37 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Br><br>An Introduction to Logic <br> by Cohen, Morris R.; Nagel, Ernest; Corcoran, John (Introduction by)<br> <br><br><br>Terms of use<br>Written for independent study and suitable for an introductory course in logic, this classic text combines a sound presentation of logic with effective pedagogy and illustrates the role of logic in many areas of humanistic and scientific thought. Cohen and Nagel’s elegant integration of the history of philosophy, natural science, and mathematics helps earn this work its distinguished reputation.<br><br>Descriptive content provided by Syndetics™, a Bowker service.<br>
Induction: some current issues by Henry Ely Kyburg( Book )

22 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sovereign reason, and other studies in the philosophy of science by Ernest Nagel( Book )

9 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom and reason : studies in philosophy and Jewish culture, in memory of Morris Raphael Cohen by Salo W Baron( Book )

6 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La struttura della scienza : problemi di logica della spiegazione scientifica by Ernest Nagel( Book )

57 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu wei rao zhe ke xue shuo ming zhei yi he xin zhan kai,Dui ke xue shuo ming de ben zhi,Yan jiu de luo ji yi ji zhi shi de jie gou jin xing le quan mian lun shu,Nei rong she ji wu li ke xue,Sheng wu ke xue,Shu xue he she hui ke xue
Le théorème de Gödel by Ernest Nagel( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in French and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1931, Kurt Godel démontrait, dans un article révolutionnaire, l'incomplétude de tout système axiomatique contenant la théorie des nombres. Apparemment très technique, ce théorème bouleversait de fond en comble la philosophie des mathématiques
Introducción a la lógica y al método científico by Morris Raphael Cohen( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the logic of measurement by Ernest Nagel( Book )

11 editions published between 1930 and 1999 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy of scientific method by John Stuart Mill( Book )

17 editions published between 1950 and 1974 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Gödel's proof
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네이글, 어니스트 1901-1985

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The structure of science; problems in the logic of scientific explanationAn introduction to logic and scientific methodAn introduction to logicLa struttura della scienza : problemi di logica della spiegazione scientificaIntroducción a la lógica y al método científico