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- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.99
There is arguably no more critical and pressing topic than the relation of science and religion in the modern world. Science has given us the methods for discovering truth, while religion remains the single greatest force for generating meaning. Yet the two are seen as mutually exclusive, with wrenching consequences for humanity. In The Marriage of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
This user-friendly text covers key issues in the philosophy of science in an accessible and philosophically serious way. It will prove valuable to students studying philosophy of science as well as science students. Prize-winning author Alex Rosenberg explores the philosophical problems that science raises by its very nature and method. He skilfully... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
The year 2012 marks the 50 th anniversary of the publication of Thomas S. Kuhn?s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions . Up until recently, the book?s philosophical reception has been shaped, for the most part, by the debates and the climate in philosophy of science in the 1960s and 1970s; this new collection of essays takes a renewed look at... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Originally published in 1970. Two major changes have characterised science in the twentieth century. Firstly, there has been its rapid growth. Secondly, and central to the theme his book ? science is no longer mainly an academic activity carried on in universities. Industry will soon be the largest employer of scientists. This book deals with issues... more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95
Jonathan Singer's witty, erudite book is a celebration of rationality and an urgent call to make use of intelligence and reason to better cope with human problems. Emphasizing the importance of rationality's greatest achievement, modern science, Singer--one of the foremost biologists of our era--argues that for the first time in several million years... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 109.99
This book offers a superbly clear analysis of the standard arguments for and against scientific realism. In surveying claims on both sides of the debate, Kukla organizes them in ways that expose unnoticed connections. He identifies broad patterns of error, reconciles seemingly incompatible positions, and discovers unoccupied positions with the potential... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 34.00
This book explores the nature of development against current trends in biological theory and practice and looks at the interrelations between development and evolution, an area of resurgent biological interest. Clearly written, it should be of interest to students and professionals in the philosophy of science and the philosophy of biology. more...
- Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 59.99
A new approach to the definition of scientific explanation. Unlike standard theories, it focuses initially on the explaining act itself, to which reference must be made in order to understand what an explanation is and how it can be evaluated in the sciences. more...