Philosophy of Science: The Central Issues
Gathering 49 readings on a variety of topics--science and pseudoscience; rationality, objectivity, and values in science; laws of nature; models of explanation, among others--this anthology introduces students to the often challenging problems examined by major thinkers in the field. Combine this with thoughtful and thorough apparatus, and Philosophy of Science: The Central Issues is the most flexible and comprehensive collection ever created for undergraduate courses.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Texsain - LibraryThing
It is my belief that anybody studying any particular field should be able to define what that field is. Unfortunately, too often people take for granted what some, such as "science," is. "Philosophy ... Read full review
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A really great introduction to the field, compiling essays and excerpts from all the classics of the early and mid-twentieth century. Organized by subject rather than chronologically, it places ... Read full review