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Philosophy of science : contemporary readings

Author: Yuri Balashov; Alexander Rosenberg
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series: Routledge contemporary readings in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive anthology draws together writings by leading philosophers of science and will prove invaluable for any philosophy of science course.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yuri Balashov; Alexander Rosenberg
ISBN: 0415257816 9780415257817 0415257824 9780415257824
OCLC Number: 46937540
Description: xiii, 522 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part I Science and Philosophy --
1 Moritz Schlick, "The Future of Philosophy" 8 --
2 Alex Rosenberg, "Biology and Its Philosophy" 22 --
Part II Explanation, Causation, and Laws --
3 Carl Hempel, "Two Models of Scientific Explanation" 45 --
4 Bas van Fraassen, "The Pragmatics of Explanation" 56 --
5 Philip Kitcher, "Explanatory Unification and the Causal Structure of the World" 71 --
6 Wesley C. Salmon, "Scientific Explanation: Causation and Unification" 92 --
7 J.L. Mackie, "The Logic of Conditionals" 106 --
8 John Earman, "Laws of Nature" 115 --
Part III Scientific Theories and Conceptual Change --
9 Ernest Nagel, "Experimental Laws and Theories" 132 --
10 Paul Feyerabend, "Explanation, Reduction, and Empiricism" 141 --
11 Philip Kitcher, "Theories, Theorists and Theoretical Change" 163 --
Part IV Scientific Realism --
12 Ernest Nagel, "The Cognitive Status of Theories" 197 --
13 Larry Laudan, "A Confutation of Convergent Realism" 211 --
14 Gary Gutting, "Scientific Realism versus Constructive Empiricism: A Dialogue" 234 --
15 Ernan McMullin, "A Case for Scientific Realism" 248 --
Part V Testing and Confirmation of Theories --
16 Bertrand Russell, "On Induction" 289 --
17 Karl Popper, "Science: Conjectures and Refutations" 294 --
18 Karl Popper, "Darwinism as a Metaphysical Research Programme" 302 --
19 Charles Darwin, "Difficulties of the Theory" 305 --
20 Peter Achinstein, "The Grue Paradox" 307 --
21 N. Russell Hanson, "Seeing and Seeing As" 321 --
22 W.V. Quine, "Two Dogmas of Empiricism" 340 --
23 Larry Laudan and Jarrett Leplin, "Empirical Equivalence and Underdetermination" 362 --
24 Wesley Salmon, "Bayes's Theorem and The History of Science" 385 --
Part VI Science in Context: The Challenge of History and Sociology --
25 Dudley Shapere, "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions" 410 --
26 Thomas Kuhn, "Objectivity, Value Judgment, and Theory Choice" 421 --
27 David Bloor, "The Strong Programme in the Sociology of Knowledge" 438 --
28 Elizabeth Anderson, "Feminist Epistemology: An Interpretation and a Defense" 459 --
29 Ernan McMullin, "The Social Dimensions of Science" 489.
Series Title: Routledge contemporary readings in philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Yuri Balashov and Alex Rosenberg.
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