Introductory Readings in the Philosophy of Science

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E. D. Klemke, Robert Hollinger, David Wss Rudge, A. David Kline
Prometheus Books, 1998 - Philosophy - 579 pages
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For nearly two decades, "Introductory Readings in the Philosophy of Science" has distinguished itself as the standard for texts specifically designed to meet the needs of beginning students. Retaining the best essays from the first two editions, the editors have added ten important new selections to maintain this influential text's relevance for today and tomorrow. Readings cover such timely and important topics as feminism and the sciences, the effects of science on society, the natural versus the social sciences, and science and human values. There are also new study questions and case studies, updated section introductions, revised select bibliographies for each section, and a valuable appendix for instructors.

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Oh my god, what a monster of a book. I could not read all of it and I shudder when I even see the little picture of the cover.. Read full review

Contents

Preface to the Third Edition
9
Acknowledgments
15
Explanatory Unification
16
Copyright

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The late E. D. Klemke was professor of philosophy at Iowa State University.
Robert Hollinger is professor of philosophy at Iowa State University.
David Wyss Rudge is assistant professor of the philosophy of biology at Iowa State.
A. David Kline is provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.

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