The Philosophy of Science: A Beginner's Guide

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So the world didn’t end on 10 September 2008, but the possibility may have got you thinking. Examining core philosophical issues facing scientists, Geoffrey Gorham probes such controversial issues as the Large Hadron Collider, intelligent design, the prospect of human extinction, space colonization, and much more. Geoffrey Gorham is Assistant Professor in Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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Overview


So the world didn’t end on 10 September 2008, but the possibility may have got you thinking. Examining core philosophical issues facing scientists, Geoffrey Gorham probes such controversial issues as the Large Hadron Collider, intelligent design, the prospect of human extinction, space colonization, and much more. Geoffrey Gorham is Assistant Professor in Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781851686841
  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications
  • Publication date: 9/16/2009
  • Series: Beginners Guide (Oneworld) Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.24 (w) x 7.96 (h) x 0.66 (d)

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Geoffrey Gorham |s Geoffrey Gorham has been teaching and researching philosophy of science for 15 years, and is currently Associate Professor of Philosophy at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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