Introduction to the Philosophy of Science

R 125.00  

Subtitle: Cutting Nature at Its Seams
Author: Robert Klee
Publisher: Oxford University Press (1996)
ISBN-10: 0195106113
ISBN-13: 9780195106114
Condition: Very Good. The cover has a few scratches, a bit of wear to the edges and small creases across the corners and a few of the pages. Outside edges of the pages have some scratches. Else, internally clean and unmarked; well bound.
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 258
Dimensions: 23.3 x 15.0 x 1.3 cm

Weight: 0.4 kg
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Introduction to the Philosophy of Science: Cutting Nature at Its Seams is a clear and lively explanation of key concepts and issues in the philosophy of science. It surveys the field from positivism to social constructivism, focusing on the metaphysical implications of science as a form of knowledge gathering that explains what the world is really like, while simultaneously arguing for the superiority of a holistic model of scientific theories over competing models.

Richly illustrated and complete with a glossary of over eighty key terms, this book serves as an ideal text for undergraduates, because it presents a highly accessible and contemporary investigation of science as a form of inquiry capable of revealing to us the structure of the world.

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