The Routledge companion to philosophy of science / edited by Stathis Psillos and Martin Curd.

Other titles
  • Philosophy of science
  • Philosophy of science
Published
  • London ; New York : Routledge 2008
Physical description
xxvii, 619 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780415354035
  • 041535403X
  • 9780203000502
  • 0203000501
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. UK : MyiLibrary, 2008 Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to MIL affiliated libraries.
  • Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
  • Description based on print version record.
Audience
  • Specialized.
Contents
  • The epistemology of science after Quine / Paul A. Roth -- The history of philosophy and the philosophy of science / Joanne Waugh and Roger Ariew -- Metaphysics / Stephen Mumford -- Philosophy of language / Rod Bertolet -- The role of logic in philosophy of science / Diderik Batens -- Critical rationalsim / Gurol Irzik -- The historical turn in the philosophy of science / Alexander Bird -- Logical empiricism / Thomas Uebel -- Pragmatism and science / Robert Almeder -- Bayesianism / Colin Howson -- Confirmation / Alan Hajek and James M. Joyce -- Empiricism / Elliott Sober -- Essentialism and natural kinds / Brian Elis -- Ethics of science / David B. Resnik -- Experiment / Theodore Arabatzis -- Explanation / James Woodward -- The feminist approach to the philosophy of science / Cassandra L. Pinnick -- Inference to the best explanation / Peter Lipton -- Laws of nature / Marc Lange -- Naturalism / Ronald N. Giere -- Realism/anti-realism / Michael Devitt -- Relativism about science / Maria Baghramian -- Scientific method / Howard Sankey -- Social studies of science / Robert Nola -- The structure of theories / Steven French -- Theory-change in science / John Worrall -- Undeterminination / Igor Douven -- Values in science / Gerald Doppelt -- Causation / Christopher Hitchcock -- Determinism / Barry Loewer -- Evidence / Peter Achinstein -- Function / D.M. Walsh -- Idealization / James Ladyman -- Measurement / Hasok Chang and Nancy Cartwright -- Mechanisms / Stuart Glennan -- Moels / Demetris Portides -- Observation / Andre Kukla -- Prediction / Malcolm Forster -- Probability / Maria Carla Galavotti -- Reduction / Sahotra Sarkar -- Representation in science / Paul Teller -- Scientific discovery / Thomas Nickles -- Space and time / Oliver Pooley -- Symmetry / Margaret Morrison -- Truthlikeness / Graham Oddie -- Unification / Todd Jones -- The virtues of a good theory / Ernan McMullin -- Biology / Alexander Rosenberg -- Cheminstry / Robin Findlay Hendry -- Cognitive science / Paul Thagard -- Economics / Uskali Maki -- Mathematics / Peter Clark -- Physics / Simon Saunders -- Psychology / Richard Samuels -- Social sciences / Harold Kincaid.
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Genre
  • Aufsatzsammlung.
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
  • Textbooks (form)
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • This indispensable reference source and guide to the major themes, debates, problems and topics in philosophy of science contains fifty-five specially commissioned entries by a leading team of international contributors. Organized into four parts it covers: Historical and Philosophical Context Debates Concepts The Individual Sciences The Companion covers everything students of philosophy of science need to know - from empiricism, explanation and experiment to causation, observation, prediction and more - and contains many helpful features including: a section on the individual sciences, including chapters on the philosophy of biology, chemistry, physics and psychology, further reading and cross-referencing at the end of each chapter.

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