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The new mechanical philosophy

Author: Stuart Glennan
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This volume argues for a new image of science that understands both natural and social phenomena to be the product of mechanisms, casting the work of science as an effort to understand those mechanisms. Glennan offers an account of the nature of mechanisms and of the models used to represent them in physical, life, and social sciences.
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Genre/Form: Online-Ressource
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Glennan
ISBN: 9780191824746 0191824747
OCLC Number: 1005415680
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2017.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource : Illustrationen (black and white)
Responsibility: Stuart Glennan.

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Glennan's book is an ideal place to start your investigation of the New Mechanism. It has a bit of something for everyone. For those not at all familiar with the New Mechanism, the opening chapter Read more...

 
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