Introducing Philosophy of Science

Introducing Philosophy of Science

Author: Ziauddin Sardar

Publisher: Icon Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781848319806

Category: Science

Page: 176

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What do scientists actually do? Is science "value-free"? How has science evolved through history? Where is science leading us? "Introducing Philosophy of Science" is a clear and incisively illustrated map of the big questions underpinning science. It is essential reading for students, the general public, and even scientists themselves.
Introducing Philosophy of Science
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Ziauddin Sardar
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-18 - Publisher: Icon Books Ltd

What do scientists actually do? Is science "value-free"? How has science evolved through history? Where is science leading us? "Introducing Philosophy of Science" is a clear and incisively illustrated map of the big questions underpinning science. It is essential reading for students, the general public, and even scientists themselves.
An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science
Language: en
Pages: 299
Authors: Kent W. Staley
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-06 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book guides readers by gradual steps through the central concepts and debates in the philosophy of science. Using concrete examples from the history of science, Kent W. Staley shows how seemingly abstract philosophical issues are relevant to important aspects of scientific practice. Structured in two parts, the book first
Introduction to the Philosophy of Science
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Anthony O'Hear
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

This book is a balanced and up-to-date introduction to the philosophy of science. It covers all the main topics in the area, as well as introducing the student to the moral and social reality of science. The author's style is free from jargon, and although he makes use of scientific
Empirical Philosophy of Science
Language: en
Pages: 171
Authors: Susann Wagenknecht, Nancy J. Nersessian, Hanne Andersen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-12 - Publisher: Springer

The book examines the emerging approach of using qualitative methods, such as interviews and field observations, in the philosophy of science. Qualitative methods are gaining popularity among philosophers of science as more and more scholars are resorting to empirical work in their study of scientific practices. At the same time,
Introducing Philosophy of Religion
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Chad Meister
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Does God exist? What about evil and suffering? How does faith relate to science? Is there life after death? These questions fascinate everyone and lie at the heart of philosophy of religion. Chad Meister offers an up-to-date introduction to the field, focussing not only on traditional debates but also on