9780534247508

Nature of Science Problems and Perspectives

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534247508

  • ISBN 10:

    0534247504

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/25/1996
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This text, the first comprehensive text in philosophy of science in many years, is divided into two books. Book I deals with traditional problems in the philosophy of science: logic, explanation, and epistemology. Book II presents various schools and systems of thought from the philosophy of science. Prominently featured are: rationalism, empiricism, logical positivism and constructivism. The text offers both breadth and depth, but is written in a clear and accessible style, making it appropriate for philosophy of science courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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