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Philosophy of the sciences

F. R. Tennant

Philosophy of the sciences

or, The relations between the departments of knowledge.

by F. R. Tennant

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Univ. Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge,
  • Science -- Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 191 p.
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16664025M


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The book includes essays and articles from most well-known philosophers of science, in practically every branch and school (from Kuhn to Cartwright). It is an excellent text for gaining a broader insight into the subject, but not quite for beginners/5(6). "Philosophies of the Sciences is a collection of clearly written, very informative, high-quality chapters that provide readers with good samples of what the philosophies of the various sciences have to offer." (Acta Biotheoretica, )Format: Hardcover.

Lee McIntyre is a Research Fellow at the Center for Philosophy and History of Science at Boston University. He is the author of Respecting Truth (Routledge, ), Post-Truth (MIT Press, ), and The Scientific Attitude (MIT Press, )/5(7).

Philosophy of Social Science provides a tightly argued yet accessible introduction to the philosophical foundations of the human sciences, including economics, anthropology, sociology, political science, psychology, history, and the disciplines emerging at the intersections of these subjects with biology.5/5(5).

The first part of the book covers topics in philosophy of science like laws, underdetermination of theory by evidence and confronts these with developments in current cosmology. The second part of the book does the same for topics in philosophy of the cognitive sciences/5(15).

This book would be a help for those students who have an inclination toward philosophy and aspire to comprehend science more deeply.

I have just minor remarks. It would be better if there were a bit more description of quantum mechanics, namely with respect to the question whether it supports anti-realism or not, and if there were an example of /5().

Discover the best History & Philosophy of Science in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S.

Kuhn As with the Popper book proposed by User, this is not an introduction to philosophy of science but a philosophy of science itself. It is written as a historical review of how science has been done and proposes key ideas in modern philosophy of science as paradigm and normal science.

Books shelved as science-philosophy: The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins, The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins, A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking.

I bought this book as a science pleb and expected it to broaden my horizon in the science field. The book only reminded me that I don't get philosophy. While some scientific theories can sound far fetched, adding esoteric philosophic discussions to the stew doesn't really help.

That does not mean I did not enjoy the book. This book both introduces the philosophy of science through examination of the occult and examines the occult rigorously enough to raise central issues in the philosophy of science. Placed in the context of the occult, philosophy of science issues become immediately understandable and forcefully ent views on astrology, parapsychology, and quantum mechanics mysticism.

Theory and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science, by Peter Godfrey-Smith. Link contains detailed contents; here's the brief contents. Preface A Note for Those Teaching with the Book 1. Introduction 2. Logic Plus Empiricism 3. Indu. Publisher Summary. Although the engineering sciences did not emerge until the 18 th and 19 th centuries, earlier developments prepared the way for the establishment of the engineering sciences.

The dominant philosophies and social systems that influenced ancient Greece and Rome created an ideology that made it difficult for there to be anything more than very limited interactions between. Durham, North Carolina, USA. His eleven books in the philosophy of science include The Structure of Biological Science() and Philosophy of Social Science().

In he won the Lakatos Prize in the Philosophy of Science. Polish Essays in the Philosophy of the Natural Sciences. Authors: Krajewski, W. Free Preview. Buy this book eBook ,49 € price for Spain (gross) Buy eBook ISBN ; Digitally watermarked, DRM-free; Included format: PDF; ebooks can be used on all reading devices.

This textbook by Martin Hollis offers an exceptionally clear and concise introduction to the philosophy of social science. It examines questions which give rise to fundamental philosophical issues. Are social structures better conceived of as systems of laws and forces, or as webs of meanings and practices?.