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by Peter Clark,Katherine Hawley
Peter Clark is in the Department of Logic and Metaphysics, University of St Andrews.
ISBN-13: 978-0199250554. Peter Clark is in the Department of Logic and Metaphysics, University of St Andrews. Katherine Hawley is in the Department of Logic and Metaphysics, University of St Andrews.
Philosophy of Science Today. A Clarendon Press Publication. Introduction 1. The Logic of Success, Kevin T. Kelly 2. The Theory of Knowledge: Saving Epistemology from the Epistemologists, Adam Morton 3. The Scientific Realism Debate, Stathis Psillos 4. 'New Age' Philosophies of Science: Constructivism, Feminism, and Postmodernism, Noretta Koertge 5. Causation, Ned Hall and L. A. Paul 6. Philosophy of Mind, John Campbell 7. Philosophy of Biology, Robert Brandon and Alex Rosenberg.
Katherine Hawley is a British philosopher specialising in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and philosophy of physics. Hawley is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of St Andrews. She is the author of How Things Persist (OUP 2002), and Trust: a Very Short Introduction (OUP 2012), as well as numerous publications on testimony and knowledge-how
Peter Clark, Katherine Hawley. Philosophy of Science Today offers a state-of-the-art guide to this fast-developing area.
Peter Clark, Katherine Hawley. An eminent international team of authors covers a wide range of topics at the intersection of philosophy and the sciences, including causation, realism, methodology, epistemology, and the philosophical foundations of physics, biology, and psychology.
Описание: Philosophy of Science Today offers a state-of-the-art guide to this fast-developing area. Описание: Provides an overview of the main themes of contemporary philosophy of science.
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Philosophy of Science Today offers a state-of-the-art guide to this fast-developing area. A concise guide to philosophy of science. Twelve specially written essays by outstanding figures in their fields. Suitable for use by advanced students, and of interest to scholars. Philosophy of Science Today.
Oxford Academ 9780199250554 : Philosophy of Science Today offers a state-of-the-art guide to this fast-developing area. An important task of the philosophy of the special sciences, such as philosophy of physics, of biology and of economics, to mention only a few of the many flourishing examples, is the clarification of such subject specific concepts and principles. Similarly, an important task of 'general' philosophy of science is the clarification of concepts like 'confirmation' and principles like 'the unity of science'.
The level and scope of the articles in the two volumes is roughly similar, but the Companion is longer (by some 150 pages) and more comprehensive (17 essays versus 12.
In this Very Short Introduction, philosopher Katherine Hawley explores the key ideas about trust and distrust. Considering questions such as "Why do we value trust?" and "Why do we want to be trusted rather than distrusted?" Hawley illuminates the importance of trust in the personal and public spheres.