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The Resource Philosophy of science : the key thinkers, edited by James Robert Brown ; contributors Arun Bala [and eleven others]

Philosophy of science : the key thinkers, edited by James Robert Brown ; contributors Arun Bala [and eleven others]

Label
Philosophy of science : the key thinkers
Title
Philosophy of science
Title remainder
the key thinkers
Statement of responsibility
edited by James Robert Brown ; contributors Arun Bala [and eleven others]
Contributor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
All the great philosophers from Plato and Aristotle to the present day have been philosophers of science. However, this book concentrates on modern philosophy of science, starting in the nineteenth century and offering coverage of all the leading thinkers in the field including Whewell, Mill, Reichenbach, Carnap, Popper, Feyerabend, Putnam, van Fraassen, Bloor, Latour, Hacking, Cartwright and many more. Crucially the book demonstrates how the ideas and arguments of these key thinkers have contributed to our understanding of such central issues as experience and necessity, conventionalism, logi
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
509.2/2
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175
LC item number
.P512 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Brown, James Robert
  • Bala, Arun
Series statement
Key Thinkers
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  • Science
  • Philosophers
  • SCIENCE
  • Philosophers
  • Science
  • Wissenschaftsphilosophie
  • Wissenschaftstheorie
  • Naturwissenschaften
  • Philosophie
  • Philosoph
Label
Philosophy of science : the key thinkers, edited by James Robert Brown ; contributors Arun Bala [and eleven others]
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; Preface; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 EXPERIENCE AND NECESSITY: THE MILL-WHEWELL DEBATE; CHAPTER 2 CONVENTIONALISM: POINCARÉ, DUHEM, REICHENBACH; CHAPTER 3 THE VIENNA CIRCLE: MORITZ SCHLICK, OTTO NEURATH AND RUDOLF CARNAP; CHAPTER 4 CARL G. HEMPEL: LOGICAL EMPIRICIST; CHAPTER 5 ANTI-INDUCTIVISM AS WORLDVIEW: THE PHILOSOPHY OF KARL POPPER; CHAPTER 6 HISTORICAL APPROACHES: KUHN, LAKATOS AND FEYERABEND; CHAPTER 7 THE CONTINGENCY OF THE CAUSAL NEXUS: GHAZALI AND MODERN SCIENCE
  • CHAPTER 8 SOCIOLOGY OF SCIENCE: BLOOR, COLLINS, LATOURCHAPTER 9 ONE CANNOT BE JUST A LITTLE BIT REALIST: PUTNAM AND VAN FRAASSEN*; CHAPTER 10 BEYOND THEORIES: CARTWRIGHT AND HACKING; CHAPTER 11 FEMINIST CRITIQUES: HARDING AND LONGINO; AFTERWORD; Index
Control code
880457669
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (276 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441186652
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880457669
Label
Philosophy of science : the key thinkers, edited by James Robert Brown ; contributors Arun Bala [and eleven others]
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; Preface; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 EXPERIENCE AND NECESSITY: THE MILL-WHEWELL DEBATE; CHAPTER 2 CONVENTIONALISM: POINCARÉ, DUHEM, REICHENBACH; CHAPTER 3 THE VIENNA CIRCLE: MORITZ SCHLICK, OTTO NEURATH AND RUDOLF CARNAP; CHAPTER 4 CARL G. HEMPEL: LOGICAL EMPIRICIST; CHAPTER 5 ANTI-INDUCTIVISM AS WORLDVIEW: THE PHILOSOPHY OF KARL POPPER; CHAPTER 6 HISTORICAL APPROACHES: KUHN, LAKATOS AND FEYERABEND; CHAPTER 7 THE CONTINGENCY OF THE CAUSAL NEXUS: GHAZALI AND MODERN SCIENCE
  • CHAPTER 8 SOCIOLOGY OF SCIENCE: BLOOR, COLLINS, LATOURCHAPTER 9 ONE CANNOT BE JUST A LITTLE BIT REALIST: PUTNAM AND VAN FRAASSEN*; CHAPTER 10 BEYOND THEORIES: CARTWRIGHT AND HACKING; CHAPTER 11 FEMINIST CRITIQUES: HARDING AND LONGINO; AFTERWORD; Index
Control code
880457669
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (276 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441186652
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880457669

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