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The Routledge companion to philosophy of science (Second edition)

By: Curd, Martin (Purdue University, USA)(Edited by) Psillos, Stathis (University of Athens, Greece)(Edited by)

Part of the Routledge Philosophy Companions series
041551875X / 9780415518758
Paperback
501
25/07/2013
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United Kingdom
25 cm 752 pages
Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly  Learn More Undergraduate
Previous edition: 2008.

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science is an indispensable reference source and guide to the major themes, debates, problems and topics in philosophy of science.

It contains sixty-two specially commissioned entries by a leading team of international contributors. Organized into four parts it covers:historical and philosophical context debates concepts the individual sciences. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science addresses all of the essential topics that students of philosophy of science need to know - from empiricism, explanation and experiment to causation, observation, prediction and more - and contains many helpful features including chapters on individual sciences (such as biology, chemistry, physics and psychology), further reading and cross-referencing at the end of each chapter. Expanded and revised throughout, this second edition includes new chapters on Conventionalism, Social Epistemology, Computer Simulation, Thought Experiments, Pseudoscience, Species and Taxonomy, and Cosmology.

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PDA Philosophy of science

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