Introduction to the Philosophy of Science, Paperback / softback Book

Introduction to the Philosophy of Science Paperback / softback

Edited by Merrilee H. Salmon, John Earman, Clark Glymour, James Lennox


A reprint of the Prentice-Hall edition of 1992. Prepared by nine distinguished philosophers and historians of science, this thoughtful reader represents a cooperative effort to provide an introduction to the philosophy of science focused on cultivating an understanding of both the workings of science and its historical and social context.

Selections range from discussions of topics in general methodology to a sampling of foundational problems in various physical, biological, behavioral, and social sciences.

Each chapter contains a list of suggested readings and study questions.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
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  • Category: Philosophy
  • ISBN: 9780872204508

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