Philosophies of the Sciences: A Guide

Author:   Fritz Allhoff
Publisher:   John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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9781119144816


Pages:   384
Publication Date:   20 November 2015
Format:   Paperback
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A collection of essays discussing a wide range of sciences and the central philosophical issues associated with them, presenting the sciences collectively to encourage a greater understanding of their associative theoretical foundations, as well as their relationships to each other. Offers a new and unique approach to studying and comparing the philosophies of a variety of scientific disciplines Explores a wide variety of individual sciences, including mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, psychology, sociology and economics The essays are written by leading scholars in a highly accessible style for the student audience Complements more traditional studies of philosophy of science

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Author:   Fritz Allhoff
Publisher:   John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Imprint:   Wiley-Blackwell
Dimensions:   Width: 15.30cm , Height: 1.80cm , Length: 22.80cm
Weight:   0.498kg
ISBN:  

9781119144816


ISBN 10:   1119144817
Pages:   384
Publication Date:   20 November 2015
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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To summarize, Philosophies of the Sciences is a collection of clearly written, very informative, high-quality chapters that provide readers with good samples of what the philosophies of the various sciences have to offer. (Acta Biotheoretica, 2011)


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Fritz Allhoff, J.D., Ph.D. is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Philosophy at Western Michigan University and Fellow in the Center for Law and Biosciences at Stanford Law School. He has edited and authored over twenty books, including Philosophy of Science: An Historical Anthology, (co-edited with Timothy McGrew and Marc Alspector-Kelly, (Wiley Blackwell, 2009)., and is the Editor of the Wiley Blackwell series Philosophy for Everyone.

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