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Published: 17 May 2001

328 Pages

ISBN: 9780198700555

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A Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Science

Fourth Edition

John Losee

  • Concise, fully updated new edition; evaluation of the latest developments in the philosophy of science
  • A clear exposition on the differing views and arguments from a wide array of philosophers and scientists
  • Historical approach helps readers with little previous knowledge to view key theories and concepts within their historical perspective.
  • NEW TO THIS EDITION: expanded coverage of recent developments in Philosophy of Science, including philosophy of biology, normative naturalism, theory appraisal, experimental practice, theories of explanation, and scientific realism

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