Theory of Scientific Method / Edition 2

Theory of Scientific Method / Edition 2

by William Whewell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0872200833

ISBN-13: 9780872200838

Pub. Date: 09/01/1989

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

This volume includes Whewell's seminal studies of the logic of induction (with his critique of Mill’s theory), arguments for his realist view that science discovers necessary truths about nature, and exercises in the epistemology and ontology of science. The book sets forth a coherent statement of a historically important philosophy of science whose influence

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This volume includes Whewell's seminal studies of the logic of induction (with his critique of Mill’s theory), arguments for his realist view that science discovers necessary truths about nature, and exercises in the epistemology and ontology of science. The book sets forth a coherent statement of a historically important philosophy of science whose influence has never been greater: every one of Whewell's fundamental ideas about the philosophy of science is presented here.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872200838
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/1989
Series:
Hpc Classics Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
369
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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