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: 301
Authors: Kent W. Staley
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-06 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book explores central philosophical concepts, issues, and debates in the philosophy of science, both historical and contemporary.
Philosophy of Science
Language: en
Pages: 161
Authors: Samir Okasha
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

"In this new edition Samir Ikasha reviews the main themes of contemporary philosophy of science. Beginning with a brief account of the history of modern science, he asks whether there is a discernible pattern to the way scientific ideas change over time. He examines scientific inference, scientific explanation, and the
Introduction to the Philosophy of Science
Language: en
Pages: 474
Authors: Merrilee H. Salmon, Clark Glymour
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-01-01 - Publisher: Hackett Publishing

Originally published: Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, c1992.
A Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Science
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: John Losee
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-03-01 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

John Losee provides a balanced and engaging survey of the development of views about scientific method. Ideal for those coming to the subject for the first time, this fully updated new edition incorporates discussion on contemporary debates, including philosophy of biology, normative naturalism, theory appraisal, experimental practice, and scientific realism.