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Theory and Reality : An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science, Second Edition.

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: University of Chicago Press 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Godfrey-Smith
ISBN: 9780226618654 022661865X
OCLC Number: 1253366377
Description: 368 p.
Contents: Preface Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Empiricism Chapter 3 Evidence and Induction Chapter 4 Popper: Conjecture and Refutation Chapter 5 Kuhn's Revolution Chapter 6 Theories and Frameworks Chapter 7 The Challenge from Sociology of Science Chapter 8 Science Is Political Chapter 9 Naturalistic Philosophy Chapter 10 Scientific Realism Chapter 11 Explanation, Laws, and Causes Chapter 12 Bayesianism and New Views of Evidence Chapter 13 Truth, Simplicity, and Other Problems Chapter 14 The Future Glossary Websites References Index
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