Emile Meyerson’s writings on the philosophy of science are a rich source of ideas and information concerning many philosophical and historical aspects of the. MEYERSON, ÉMILE(b. Lyublin, Russia [now Lublin, Poland], 12 February ; d. Paris, France, 4 December )history and philosophy of science. WE regret to record the death, which occurred on December 4, of M. Emile Meyerson. Many British philosophers knew the hospitable apartment of the Rue.

Author: Kajigor Samukasa
Country: Egypt
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Finance
Published (Last): 25 June 2009
Pages: 51
PDF File Size: 6.4 Mb
ePub File Size: 1.96 Mb
ISBN: 507-9-87826-241-5
Downloads: 43888
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Sarr

Reason cannot know the real without reducing it to something other than itself.

As George Boas put it. Emi,e Information Kenneth A. Influence The work of Emile Meyerson is an investigation into the psychological principles that accompany scientific theories.

Emile Meyerson (1859—1933)

At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. To explain is to identify. Meyerson was born in Lublin, Poland. The first rational principle predisposes a scientist to expect that nature shall attend herself with some degree emilee regularity.

On general context of the Meyersonian critique, see William A. It served as a joint meeting ground for Poland and Lithuania, and in ….


Paris,which is identical with th rev. References and Further Reading a. His empirical study of scientific theories, old and new, proposes that two innate principles of reason regulate how the scientist views reality. Poland is located at a geographic crossroads that links the forested lands of northwestern Europe to the sea lanes of the Atlantic Ocean and the fertile plains of the Eurasian frontier. Lichtenstein at the University of Leipzig and C.

Emile Meyerson |

And not only to understand, but also to find out logical flaws: Emile Meterson — Emile Meyerson, a chemist and philosopher of science, proposed that the explanations of science are governed by two fundamental principles of reason, namely, the principle of lawfulness and the principle of causality.

Keep Exploring Britannica Leonardo da Vinci. Journal de psychologiepp.

Einstein published an article in in which he expressed approval and admiration for what Meyerson said about the psychology of relativity physics. Rougier himself rejects this idea completely: The work moves beyond science to meyedson on the application of principles of reason to the realm of common sense.


Influenced Gaston BachelardThomas Kuhn [4]. He had been unwell for some time. Skip to main content.


This page was last edited on 11 Septemberat Other Articles Les travaux de M. Click here to sign up.

Émile Meyerson – Wikidata

Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list. He read Renouvier who taught him how to apply a scientific background to philosophyKant who taught him that the thing in itself was unknowable and Descartes who taught him about the mathematical nature of science.

This biography of a French philosopher is a stub. They believe in natural forces and use unusual ways of individualisation of persons and things. The causal postulate establishes identity between matter and space. Philosophy of science, the meywrson, from a philosophical perspective, of the elements meyersoon scientific inquiry. Meyerson does not change his mind about the insufficiencies of positivistic epistemology.