Coping With Science: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Coping With Science

1st Edition

By Gernot Bohme

Routledge

122 pages

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Description

Stressing that science is a necessary aspect of advanced societies, this book explores the most fundamental questions about its social, political, and cultural roles in modern society, focusing on the philosophy of nature, philosophical anthropology, and classical philosophy.

Table of Contents

1. The End of the Baconian Age 2. What Makes Us Feel We Need a Theory of Science? 3. The Formation of the Scientific Object Notes 4. Can Science Reach Truth? 5. Science and Other Types of Knowledge 6. Science for War and Peace 7. The Technological Civilization 8. The Knowledge-Structure of Society Conclusion 9. An End to Progress?

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General