3 edition of The Philosophy of science found in the catalog.
The Philosophy of science
Peter Harold Nidditch
Bibliogr. p. 178-182. Index.
|Statement||ed. by P.H. Nidditch|
|Series||Oxford readings in philosophy|
|LC Classifications||Q175 .N433|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||[II]-184 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||184|
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This is the first comprehensive anthology in the philosophy of social science to appear since the late s. Covering all of the major areas in the discipline, it will serve as the standard source for scholarship in the field and could be used as the basis for an entire course. The anthology offers one complete, convenient, and well-chosen selection of readings, plus three specially. Distinguishing philosophy from science is equally difficult because many of the questions vital to philosophers—like the cause and origin of the universe or a conception of human nature—increasingly have been taken over by cosmologists, astrophysicists, and biologists.
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