Scientific Knowledge: Basic Issues in the Philosophy of Science

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Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1987 - Science - 399 pages
Containing 31 readings reflecting the dynamism of the field, this book provides readers with the most current and relevant readings available on issues in the philosophy of science. All of the readings have been selected based on their clarity and coverage of the prevailing debates in the philosophy of science--from logical positivism to anit-realism. The book assumes no specialized training in formal logic or scientific methods and therefore can be appreciated by a wide range of readers.

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Contents

AN OVERVIEW
2
A MAJOR GOAL OF SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE
20
Concerning Scientific Explanation
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