Philosophy of Science: A Very Short Introduction

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What is science? Is there a real difference between science and myth? Is science objective? Can science explain everything? This Very Short Introduction provides a concise overview of the main themes of contemporary philosophy of science. Beginning with a short history of science to set the scene, Samir Okasha goes on to investigate the nature of scientific reasoning, scientific explanation, revolutions in science, and theories such as realism and anti-realism. He also looks at philosophical issues in particular sciences, ...

Philosophy of Science: A Very Short Introduction 2002, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192802835

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