Identifies the philosophical problems that science raises through an examination of questions about its nature, methods and justification. A valuable introduction for science and philosophy students alike.
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Alexander Rosenberg is Professor of Philosophy at Duke University, North Carolina, USA. His ten books in the philosophy of science include The Structure of Biological Science (1985) and Philosophy of Social Science (1995). He has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies and the National Science Foundation. In 1993 he won the Lakatos Prize in the Philosophy of Science.Review:
A first-rate, challenging text that emphasizes the philosophy in the philosophy of science. Rosenberg offers a superb introduction to the epistemological and metaphysical issues at stake in modern science.
–Professor Martin Curd, Purdue University, Indiana
Philosophy students will like the way the issues in philosophy of science are connected to the basic concerns of epistemology and philosophy of language.
–Professor Peter Kosso, Northern Arizona University
An engaging and clearly written introduction to the philosophy of science.....I was especially pleased to see the discussions of probability, the semantic view of theories, and science studies.
–Peter Lipton, Cambridge University
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Descripción Routledge, 2005. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 2. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0415343178
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