What is This Thing Called Science?

3,74 valoración promedio
( 881 valoraciones por GoodReads )
 
9780335262786: What is This Thing Called Science?
From the Publisher:

A brand new edition of an internationally renowned science bestseller

Now well into its fourth decade, What is this thing called science? has become something of a classic the world over, available in nineteen languages. Each decade Alan Chalmers has drawn on his experience as a teacher and researcher to improve and update the text. In his accessible style, Chalmers illuminates the major developments in the field over the past few years.

The most significant feature of this new, fourth, edition is the addition of an extensive postscript, in which Chalmers uses the results of his recent research into the history of atomism to illustrate and enliven key themes in the philosophy of science. Identifying the qualitative difference between knowledge of atoms as it figures in contemporary science and metaphysical speculations about atoms common in philosophy since the time of Democritus proves to be a highly revealing and instructive way to pinpoint key features of the answer to the question 'What is this thing called science?'

This new edition ensures that the book holds its place as the leading introduction to the philosophy of science for the foreseeable future.

"Successive editions have retained and refined its clear, engaging and witty discussions of the most important topics in the field, incorporating the best new research in the field. This latest edition also adds a valuable layer of grounding in the history of science, particularly based on Chalmers' recent extensive research on the history of atomism."
Hasok Chang, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Hans Rausing Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, UK

About the Author:

Alan Chalmers is Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Sydney, where he taught from 1971, first in the School of Philosophy, and from 1987 in the Unit for the History and Philosophy of Science, which he was instrumental in setting up. Born in Bristol, UK, in 1939, he graduated in physics at the University of Bristol in 1961, and received an MSc in physics from the University of Manchester in 1964. He taught physics and the history of science for two years before returning to full-time study at the University of London, where he received his PhD in history and philosophy of science in 1971. He was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Humanities in 1997 and was a Visiting Scholar in the Philosophy Department at Flinders University from 2000 to 2010.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Chalmers, Alan
ISBN 10: 0335262783 ISBN 13: 9780335262786
Nuevos Cantidad: 3
Librería
Books_Universe
(Sugarland, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Brand New. US Edition Book. We do not ship to Military Addresses. Fast Shipping with Order Tracking. For Standard Shipping 7-8 business days & Expedite Shipping 4-6 business days, after shipping. Nº de ref. de la librería 0335262783-RMX

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 9,91
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Chalmers, Alan
Editorial: OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom (2013)
ISBN 10: 0335262783 ISBN 13: 9780335262786
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2013. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 4th Revised edition. 78 x 51 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A brand new edition of an internationally renowned science bestseller Now well into its fourth decade, What is this thing called science? has become something of a classic the world over, available in nineteen languages. Each decade Alan Chalmers has drawn on his experience as a teacher and researcher to improve and update the text. In his accessible style, Chalmers illuminates the major developments in the field over the past few years. The most significant feature of this new, fourth, edition is the addition of an extensive postscript, in which Chalmers uses the results of his recent research into the history of atomism to illustrate and enliven key themes in the philosophy of science. Identifying the qualitative difference between knowledge of atoms as it figures in contemporary science and metaphysical speculations about atoms common in philosophy since the time of Democritus proves to be a highly revealing and instructive way to pinpoint key features of the answer to the question What is this thing called science? This new edition ensures that the book holds its place as the leading introduction to the philosophy of science for the foreseeable future. Successive editions have retained and refined its clear, engaging and witty discussions of the most important topics in the field, incorporating the best new research in the field. This latest edition also adds a valuable layer of grounding in the history of science, particularly based on Chalmers recent extensive research on the history of atomism. Hasok Chang, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Hans Rausing Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, UK. Nº de ref. de la librería AA39780335262786

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 29,76
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Chalmers, Alan
ISBN 10: 0335262783 ISBN 13: 9780335262786
Nuevos Cantidad: 5
Librería
GreatBookPrices
(Columbia, MD, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 19509416-n

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 27,56
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,49
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Chalmers, Alan
Editorial: OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom (2013)
ISBN 10: 0335262783 ISBN 13: 9780335262786
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2013. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 4th Revised edition. 78 x 51 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A brand new edition of an internationally renowned science bestseller Now well into its fourth decade, What is this thing called science? has become something of a classic the world over, available in nineteen languages. Each decade Alan Chalmers has drawn on his experience as a teacher and researcher to improve and update the text. In his accessible style, Chalmers illuminates the major developments in the field over the past few years. The most significant feature of this new, fourth, edition is the addition of an extensive postscript, in which Chalmers uses the results of his recent research into the history of atomism to illustrate and enliven key themes in the philosophy of science. Identifying the qualitative difference between knowledge of atoms as it figures in contemporary science and metaphysical speculations about atoms common in philosophy since the time of Democritus proves to be a highly revealing and instructive way to pinpoint key features of the answer to the question What is this thing called science? This new edition ensures that the book holds its place as the leading introduction to the philosophy of science for the foreseeable future. Successive editions have retained and refined its clear, engaging and witty discussions of the most important topics in the field, incorporating the best new research in the field. This latest edition also adds a valuable layer of grounding in the history of science, particularly based on Chalmers recent extensive research on the history of atomism. Hasok Chang, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Hans Rausing Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, UK. Nº de ref. de la librería AA39780335262786

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 30,11
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Chalmers, Alan
Editorial: Open University Press 2013-06-01, Milton Keynes (2013)
ISBN 10: 0335262783 ISBN 13: 9780335262786
Nuevos paperback Cantidad: 5
Librería
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Open University Press 2013-06-01, Milton Keynes, 2013. paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780335262786

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 30,40
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 5,11
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Chalmers, Alan
Editorial: McGraw-Hill Education (2013)
ISBN 10: 0335262783 ISBN 13: 9780335262786
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción McGraw-Hill Education, 2013. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería CM-9780335262786

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 25,88
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 10,22
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Chalmers, Alan
ISBN 10: 0335262783 ISBN 13: 9780335262786
Nuevos Cantidad: 2
Librería
Speedy Hen LLC
(Sunrise, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST0335262783. Nº de ref. de la librería ST0335262783

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 36,18
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Chalmers, Alan
Editorial: OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS (2013)
ISBN 10: 0335262783 ISBN 13: 9780335262786
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 1
Librería
Valoración
[?]

Descripción OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2013. Estado de conservación: New. 2013. 4th Edition. Paperback. A new edition of a classic text in the philosophy of science illuminating the major developments in the field. Num Pages: 316 pages. BIC Classification: PDA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 324. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780335262786

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 37,95
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Irlanda a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Chalmers, Alan
ISBN 10: 0335262783 ISBN 13: 9780335262786
Nuevos Cantidad: 1
Librería
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 2013. Estado de conservación: New. 4th. 137mm x 216mm x 16mm. A brand new edition of an internationally renowned science bestseller Now well into its fourth decade, What is this thing called science? has become something of a classic the world over, available i.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 316 pages. 0.324. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780335262786

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 40,24
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Chalmers, Alan
Editorial: Open Univ Pr (2013)
ISBN 10: 0335262783 ISBN 13: 9780335262786
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Open Univ Pr, 2013. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0335262783

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 40,28
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda