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Philosophy of science

Robert John Ackermann

Philosophy of science

an introduction ....

by Robert John Ackermann

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Published by Pegasus in New York .
Written in English


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SeriesTraditions in Philosophy
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Open LibraryOL20221285M

What is Science? Philosophy of science tries to distinguish science from religion and pseudoscience. The methods above (such as Occam's Razor, falsifiability and testability) are all attempts to separate the science from "non-science". The religion vs science debate has in recent years started to dominate the news more than ever before. History and philosophy of science is distinctive in integrating history, philosophy, and science, with investigations in each that are often closely interwoven. The Department of History and Philosophy of Science (HPS) at Pitt is a world leader in its field. Historians and philosophers of science.

Philosophy of Science [A few miles farther on, we came to a big, gravelly roadcut that looked like an ashfall, a mudflow, glacial till, and fresh oatmeal, imperfectly blended. "I don't know what this glop is," [Kenneth Deffeyes] said, in final capitulation. Our list brings a range of high-quality books by distinguished authors to readers at both student and specialist level. All periods and sub-areas of philosophy are covered, and the list is particularly strong in history of philosophy. This book is intended to provide an introduction to the philosophy of science. In particular, it is aimed at science students taking a phil-osophy of science course but no other philosophy classes, as well as at those students who are studying philosophy of science as part of a philosophy degree. Hence, I have assumed no prior knowledge of.

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