Introduction to the Philosophy of Science / Edition 1

Introduction to the Philosophy of Science / Edition 1

by Merrilee H. Salmon, John Earman, James G. Lennox, Peter Machamer
     
 

Prepared by nine distinguished philosophers and historians of science, this thoughtful reader represents a cooperative effort to provide an introduction to the philosophy of science focused on cultivating an understanding of both the workings of science and its historical and social context. Selections range from discussions of topics in general methodology to a… See more details below

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Prepared by nine distinguished philosophers and historians of science, this thoughtful reader represents a cooperative effort to provide an introduction to the philosophy of science focused on cultivating an understanding of both the workings of science and its historical and social context. Selections range from discussions of topics in general methodology to a sampling of foundational problems in various physical, biological, behavioral, and social sciences. Each chapter contains a list of suggested readings and study questions.

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ISBN-13:
9780136633457
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
01/15/1992
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.91(d)

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