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Published: 21 August 2017

320 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190652913

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Understanding Scientific Understanding

Henk W. de Regt

Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Science

  • A comprehensive account of the author's influential theory of scientific understanding.
  • In-depth historical case studies that shed new light on key episodes in the history of physics.
  • The contextual approach to scientific understanding advances philosophical debates about explanation and understanding by integrating them with insights from the history of science.