The Routledge companion to philosophy of science / edited by Martin Curd, Stathis Psillos.
- Philosophy of science
- Second edition.
- London : Routledge 2013
- 9780203744857 (ebook)
- Restrictions on access to electronic version: access available to SOAS staff and students only, using SOAS id and password.
- Previous edition: 2008.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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- Print version :: ; ISBN: 9780415518741
- This is an indispensable reference source and guide to the major themes, debates, problems, and topics in the philosophy of science. It contains 62 specially commissioned entries by a leading team of international contributors. ; The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science is an indispensable reference source and guide to the major themes, debates, problems and topics in philosophy of science. It contains sixty-two 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 Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science addresses all of the essential topics that 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 chapters on individual sciences (such as biology, chemistry, physics and psychology), further reading and cross-referencing at the end of each chapter. Expanded and revised throughout, this second edition includes new chapters on Conventionalism, Social Epistemology, Computer Simulation, Thought Experiments, Pseudoscience, Species and Taxonomy, and Cosmology.
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