The Philosophy of Science: An Encyclopedia

The Philosophy of Science: An Encyclopedia

by Sahotra Sarkar
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415939275

ISBN-13: 9780415939270

Pub. Date: 12/09/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The first in-depth reference in the field that combines scientific knowledge with philosophical inquiry, The Philosophy of Science: An Encyclopedia is a two-volume set that brings together an international team of leading scholars to provide over 130 entries on the essential concepts in the philosophy of science.

The areas covered include:

Overview

The first in-depth reference in the field that combines scientific knowledge with philosophical inquiry, The Philosophy of Science: An Encyclopedia is a two-volume set that brings together an international team of leading scholars to provide over 130 entries on the essential concepts in the philosophy of science.

The areas covered include:

  • biology
  • chemistry
  • epistemology and metaphysics
  • physics
  • psychology and mind
  • the social sciences
  • key figures in the combined studies of science and philosophy.

The essays represent the most up-to-date philosophical thinking on timeless scientific topics such as: determinism, explanation, laws of nature, perception, individuality, time, and economics as well as timely topics like adaptation, conservation biology, quantum logic, consciousness, evolutionary psychology, and game theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415939270
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/09/2005
Pages:
1048
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.40(h) x 2.30(d)

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