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Philosophy of science as has always been a part of philosophy and a part of the philosophy of several great philosophers during the ancient and middle ages. However in this time philosophy of science was quite premature.
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Modern science itself was highly induced by [[Roger Bacon]]'s philosophy, which was in a large part philosophy of science. After this, a main debate od the still premature philosophy of science was the [[rationalism]]-[[empiricism]] debate, which lasted approximatelly until lo[[gical positivism]] synthetised both rationalism and empiricism in its logical-empiricist view.
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Logical positivism was the branch of philosophy, which developed philosophy of science to the level of a spearate and mature brench of philosophy.
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The '''philosophy of science''' has always been a part of philosophy and formed part of that of several great philosophers during the ancient and middle ages, even when there was relatively little science around. Modern science itself is heavily influenced by [[Roger Bacon]]'s philosophy. This was followed by the [[rationalism]]-[[empiricism]] debate, which lasted approximately until [[logical positivism]] synthetised both rationalism and empiricism.
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Logical positivism developed the philosophy of science to the level of a separate and mature branch of philosophy.

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The philosophy of science has always been a part of philosophy and formed part of that of several great philosophers during the ancient and middle ages, even when there was relatively little science around. Modern science itself is heavily influenced by Roger Bacon's philosophy. This was followed by the rationalism-empiricism debate, which lasted approximately until logical positivism synthetised both rationalism and empiricism. Logical positivism developed the philosophy of science to the level of a separate and mature branch of philosophy.