IBNA- The book, ‘Experiment from the View of Avicenna and Contemporary Philosophers’, authored by Iranian expert Gohodratollah Ghorbani has been printed.
to IBNA correspondent, the significance of ‘Experiment from the View of
Avicenna and Contemporary Philosophers’ is that tries to show the possibility
of the philosophy of science from the view of Islamic philosophy and
Peripatetic (Mashaei) philosophy in particular.
work tries to consider the significance of experiment and induction in
articulating the principles of science and elaborate on the ideas of Avicenna
the legendary Iranian polymath and compared them with the important trends of
contemporary philosophers of science including positivists such as Karl Popper
and Willard Van Orman Quine.
his introduction, the author explains that that at the first look the
philosophy of science seems to be a Western phenomenon belonging to
contemporary times, but the discipline can be traced both in the work of
philosophers of ancient Greece particularly plateau and Aristotle as well as
from the View of Avicenna and Contemporary Philosophers’ has been published in
383 pages and 300 copies by the Contemporary Science and Thought Institute
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