Introductory Readings in the Philosophy of Science
Elmer Daniel Klemke, Robert Hollinger, David Wÿss Rudge, A. David Kline
Prometheus Books, 1998 - Philosophy - 579 pages
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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