Accession Number : AD0644733
Title : THE STRUCTURE OF SCIENCE: THE PROBLEM OF FORMULATING A PROBLEM,
Corporate Author : BUREAU OF NAVAL WEAPONS WASHINGTON D C OFFICE OF THE CHIEF MATHEMATICIAN
Personal Author(s) : Burington,Richard S.
Report Date : 16 MAR 1964
Pagination or Media Count : 45
Abstract : Contents: The problem of discovering what the problem proposer really wants; The structure of science; On the manner in which physical theories may be constructed; On the manner in which mathematical theories (or systems) may be constructed; Role of logic in science; The importance of trust, semantics and communications as applied to problem formulation; Useful approaches, techniques, and philosophies to problem formulation.
Descriptors : (*SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, THEORY), MATHEMATICAL LOGIC, DETERMINATION, REASONING, SEMANTICS, PHILOSOPHY
Subject Categories : Administration and Management
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE