Reality and Rationality

Reality and Rationality

by Wesley C. Salmon
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195181956

ISBN-13: 9780195181951

Pub. Date: 03/11/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This volume of articles (most published, some new) is a follow-up to the late Wesley C. Salmon's widely read collection Causality And Explanation (OUP 1998). It contains both published and unpublished articles, and focuses on two related areas of inquiry: First, is science a rational enterprise? Secondly, does science yield objective information about our world

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This volume of articles (most published, some new) is a follow-up to the late Wesley C. Salmon's widely read collection Causality And Explanation (OUP 1998). It contains both published and unpublished articles, and focuses on two related areas of inquiry: First, is science a rational enterprise? Secondly, does science yield objective information about our world, even the aspects that we cannot observe directly? Salmon's own take is that objective knowledge of the world is possible, and his work in these articles centers around proving that this can be so. Salmon's influential standing in the field ensures that this volume will be of interest to both undergraduates and professional philosophers, primarily in the philosophy of science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195181951
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/11/2005
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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