Philosophy of Science: Contemporary Readings - Routledge Contemporary Readings in Philosophy (Paperback)
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Philosophy of Science: Contemporary Readings - Routledge Contemporary Readings in Philosophy (Paperback)

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Paperback 544 Pages / Published: 25/10/2001
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This comprehensive anthology draws together writings by leading philosophers on the philosophy of science. Each section is prefaced by an introductory essay from the editors, guiding students gently into the topic. Accessible and wide-ranging, the text draws on both contemporary and twentieth century sources.
The readings are designed to complement Alex Rosenberg's textbook, Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge 2000), but can also serve as a stand-alone volume in any philosophy of science course.
Includes readings from the following leading philosophers: Achinstein, Anderson, Bloor, Earman, Feyerabend, Gutting, Hanson, Hempel, Kitcher, Kuhn, Laudan, Leplin, Mackie, McMullin, Nagel, Popper, Quine, Rosenberg, Russell, Salmon, Schlick, Shapere, Van Fraassen.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415257824
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 816 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 41 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"The essays in this collection, many of them modern classics, illuminate some of the most central and exciting issues in the subject. The editors have provided each cluster of readings with a helpful introduction, study questions and suggestions for further reading, making this volume an excellent way into the philosophy of science."
-Peter Lipton, University of Cambridge
"A remarkable collection with classic and modern selections."
-"Network
"The selections are appropriate both for the topics to be covered and for the intended audience. The entries are good, solid, important pieces that have directed the philosophy of science. The editor's introductions are clear and helpful. This makes a nice companion to "IPhilosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction ."
-Peter Kosso, North Arizona University

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