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Title: THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
AN ENCYCLOPEDIA
By: Sahotra Sarkar, Jessica Pfeifer
Format: Electronic book text

List price: £65.00


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ISBN 10: 1135368325
ISBN 13: 9781135368326
Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS EBOOKS
Pub. date: 14 January, 2004
Edition: 2 Electronic book text
Pages: 1048
Synopsis: The first in-depth reference in the field that combines scientific knowledge with philosophical inquiry, The Philosophy of Science: An Encyclopedia is a two-volume set that brings together an international team of leading scholars to provide over 130 entries on the essential concepts in the philosophy of science.The areas covered include:biologychemistryepistemology and metaphysicsphysicspsychology and mindthe social scienceskey figures in the combined studies of science and philosophy. The essays represent the most up-to-date philosophical thinking on timeless scientific topics such as: determinism, explanation, laws of nature, perception, individuality, time, and economics as well as timely topics like adaptation, conservation biology, quantum logic, consciousness, evolutionary psychology, and game theory.
No. of pieces 2
Illustrations: 46 black & white illustrations, 1 black & white halftones
Publication: UK
Imprint: Routledge
Returns: Non-returnable
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