Philosophy of Science Today by Peter Clark

Philosophy of Science Today

EditorPeter Clark, Katherine Hawley

Paperback | May 1, 2003

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Philosophy of Science Today offers a state-of-the-art guide to this fast-developing area. 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 philosophicalfoundations of physics, biology, and psychology. An expanded version of a special issue of the leading journal BJPS, this collection will be valuable to advanced students as well as to scholars.

About The Author

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.

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Title:Philosophy of Science TodayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:306 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.63 inPublished:May 1, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199250553

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. Kevin T. Kelly: The Logic of Success2. Adam Morton: The Theory of Knowledge: Saving Epistemology from the Epistemologists3. Stathis Psillos: The Present State of the Scientific Realism Debate4. Noretta Koertge: 'New Age' Philosophies of Science: Constructivism, Feminism, and Postmodernism5. Ned Hall and L. A. Paul: Causation and Pre-emption6. John Campbell: Philosophy of Mind7. Robert Brandon and Alex Rosenberg: Philosophy of Biology8. Stewart Shapiro: Philosophy of Mathematics9. Gordon Belot: Geometry and Motion10. Jeffrey Bub: Indeterminacy and Entanglement: The Challenge of Quantum Mechanics11. Nick Huggett: Philosophical Foundations of Quantum Field Theory12. Lawrence Sklar: Interpreting Theories: The Case of Statistical MechanicsIndex