Closely examining some of our most deeply held notions about the role of science, distinguished philosopher Philip Kitcher engages the heated debate about how scientific knowledge should be pursued and employed. Kitcher paints a pragmatic portrait of the sciences that allows for the possibility of scientific truth but nonetheless permits social consensus to determine which avenues need to be investigated.
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc ISBN: 9780195165524 Number of pages: 234 Weight: 344 g Dimensions: 234 x 154 x 15 mm
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