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Philosophy of science / Alexander Bird.

Author: Alexander Bird
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1998.
Series: Fundamentals of philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The third volume in McGill-Queen's University Press's Fundamentals of Philosophy series, Philosophy of Science is an engaging and accessible introduction to the main themes of contemporary philosophy  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Bird
ISBN: 0773517723 9780773517721 0773517731 9780773517738
OCLC Number: 38591570
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 313 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
The nature of science --
Representation --
Laws of nature --
Explanation --
Natural kinds --
Realism --
Reason --
Inductive scepticism --
Probability and scientific inference --
Inductive knowledge --
Method and progress.
Series Title: Fundamentals of philosophy.

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