Philosophy of science books

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Mary Midgley: An Introduction

Mary Midgley: An Introduction

Author: Gregory McElwain
ISBN: 9781350047563
Format: Paperback
$39.99

For over 40 years, Mary Midgley made a forceful case for the relevance and importance of philosophy. With characteristic...  Read More >>

Philosophy of Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Philosophy of Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Samir Okasha (Professor of Philosophy of Science, University of Bristol)
ISBN: 9780198806998
Format: Paperback
$16.95

Covering some of science's most divisive topics, such as philosophical issues in genetics and evolution, the philosophy...  Read More >>

What I Do Not Believe, and Other Essays

What I Do Not Believe, and Other Essays

Author: Norwood Russell Hanson ,  Matthew D. Lund
ISBN: 9789402417388
Format: Hardback
$316.77

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Eight Master Lessons of Nature

Eight Master Lessons of Nature

Author: Gary Ferguson
ISBN: 9780857525789
Format: Hardback
$29.99

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The Trojan War Has Not Been Won: Twelve Essays on the Resolution of East-West Conflict and the Errors of Positive Knowledge in Ancient Greece

The Trojan War Has Not Been Won: Twelve Essays on the...

Author: David Kuhrt
ISBN: 9781680534795
Format: Hardback
$393.30

As far as philosophy is concerned, David Kuhrt argues in this incisive collection of essays, doubt about the motivation...  Read More >>

Beyond Einstein: Perspectives on Geometry, Gravitation, and Cosmology in the Twentieth Century

Beyond Einstein: Perspectives on Geometry, Gravitation,...

Author: David E. Rowe ,  Tilman Sauer
ISBN: 9781493992638
Format: Paperback
$340.56

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Research Methodology: From Philosophy of Science to Research Design

Research Methodology: From Philosophy of Science to...

Author: Alexander M. Novikov ,  Dmitry A. Novikov
ISBN: 9780367380120
Format: Paperback
$116.00

Research Methodology: From Philosophy of Science to Research Design distinguishes itself from many other works devoted...  Read More >>

Why Trust Science?

Why Trust Science?

Author: Naomi Oreskes ,  Stephen Macedo
ISBN: 9780691179001
Format: Hardback
$56.93

Why the social character of scientific knowledge makes it trustworthy Do doctors really know what they are talking...  Read More >>

Metametaphysics and the Sciences: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives

Metametaphysics and the Sciences: Historical and Philosophical...

Author: Frode Kjosavik (Norwegian University of Life Sciences) ,  Camilla Serck-Hanssen (University of Oslo, Norway)
ISBN: 9780367263690
Format: Hardback
$242.00

This collection addresses metaphysical issues at the intersection between philosophy and science. A unique feature...  Read More >>

The Role of Mathematics in Evolutionary Theory

The Role of Mathematics in Evolutionary Theory

Author: Jun Otsuka (Kyoto University, Japan)
ISBN: 9781108727853
Format: Paperback
$38.81

The role of mathematical modeling in modern evolutionary theory has raised concerns on how abstract formulae can...  Read More >>

Physics and Psychics: The Occult and the Sciences in Modern Britain

Physics and Psychics: The Occult and the Sciences in...

Author: Richard Noakes (University of Exeter)
ISBN: 9781107188549
Format: Hardback
$232.88

In this first systematic exploration of the intriguing connections between Victorian physical sciences and what...  Read More >>

The Genesis of Living Forms

The Genesis of Living Forms

Author: Raymond Ruyer ,  Jonathan Roffe
ISBN: 9781786600882
Format: Paperback
$51.62

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How to Grow a Human: Adventures in How We Are Made and Who We Are

How to Grow a Human: Adventures in How We Are Made and...

Author: Philip Ball
ISBN: 9780226654805
Format: Hardback
$66.00

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The Genesis of Living Forms

The Genesis of Living Forms

Author: Raymond Ruyer ,  Jonathan Roffe
ISBN: 9781786600875
Format: Hardback
$155.25

The Genesis of Living Forms represents the first English-language translation of a key work by Raymond Ruyer, an...  Read More >>

The Earth, Humanity and God: The Templeton Lectures Cambridge, 1993

The Earth, Humanity and God: The Templeton Lectures...

Author: Colin A. Russell
ISBN: 9780367261214
Format: Hardback
$189.00

Originally published in 1994, The Earth, Humanity and God discusses the relationship between science and religion....  Read More >>

Understanding Space, Time and Causality: Modern Physics and Ancient Indian Traditions

Understanding Space, Time and Causality: Modern Physics...

Author: B.V. Sreekantan (Professor, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru) ,  Sisir Roy
ISBN: 9780367198701
Format: Hardback
$242.00

This book examines issues related to the concepts of space, time and causality in the context of modern physics...  Read More >>

The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How To Know What's Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake

The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How To Know What's...

Author: Steven Novella
ISBN: 9781473696426
Format: Paperback
$22.99

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Current Controversies in Values and Science

Current Controversies in Values and Science

Author: Kevin C. Elliott ,  Daniel Steel
ISBN: 9781138390287
Format: Paperback
$77.99

Current Controversies in Values and Science asks ten philosophers to debate five questions (two philosophers per...  Read More >>

Ernst Mach - Life, Work, Influence

Ernst Mach - Life, Work, Influence

Author: Friedrich Stadler
ISBN: 9783030043773
Format: Hardback
$284.60

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Divine Action, Determinism, and the Laws of Nature

Divine Action, Determinism, and the Laws of Nature

Author: Jeffrey Koperski (Saginaw Valley State University, USA)
ISBN: 9780367139001
Format: Hardback
$252.00

A longstanding question at the intersection of science, philosophy, and theology is how God might act, or not, when...  Read More >>

The Logical Structure of Science

The Logical Structure of Science

Author: A. Cornelius Benjamin
ISBN: 9780367417970
Format: Hardback
$208.00

This book addresses the argument in the history of the philosophy of science between the positivists and the anti-positivists....  Read More >>

The Implications of Induction

The Implications of Induction

Author: L. Jonathan Cohen
ISBN: 9780367418007
Format: Hardback
$189.00

Originally published in 1973. This book presents a valid mode of reasoning that is different to mathematical probability....  Read More >>

Conceptual Developments of 20th Century Field Theories

Conceptual Developments of 20th Century Field Theories...

Author: Tian Yu Cao (Boston University)
ISBN: 9781108476072
Format: Hardback
$155.22

This new edition of Conceptual Developments of 20th Century Field Theories explores the conceptual foundations and...  Read More >>

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