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Philosophy of Science

  • Recipes for Science

    An Introduction to Scientific Methods and Reasoning, 1st Edition

    By Angela Potochnik, Matteo Colombo, Cory Wright

    Today, scientific literacy is an essential aspect of any undergraduate education. Recipes for Science responds to this need by providing an accessible introduction to the nature of science and scientific methods, reasoning, and concepts that is appropriate for any beginning college student. It is…

    Paperback – 2018-08-27

  • Philosophy of Medicine

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By R. Paul Thompson, Ross E.G. Upshur

     What kind of knowledge is medical knowledge? Can medicine be explained scientifically? Is disease a scientific concept, or do explanations of disease depend on values? What is "evidence-based" medicine? Are advances in neuroscience bringing us closer to a scientific understanding of the mind?…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Einstein's Relativity

    1st Edition

    By James Trefil

    Albert Einstein, one of the most prolific scientists of the twentieth century, developed the theory of relativity which was crucial for the advancement of modern physics. Young Einstein identified a paradox between Newtonian Mechanics and Maxwell’s equations which pointed to a flawed understanding…

    Paperback – 2015-02-24
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Philosophy and the Sciences for Everyone

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michela Massimi

    What is the origin of our universe? What are dark matter and dark energy? What is our role in the universe as human beings capable of knowledge? What makes us intelligent cognitive agents seemingly endowed with consciousness? Scientific research across both the physical and cognitive sciences…

    Paperback – 2014-09-30

  • Philosophy, Science, and History

    A Guide and Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lydia Patton

    Philosophy, Science, and History: A Guide and Reader is a compact overview of the history and philosophy of science that aims to introduce students to the groundwork of the field, and to stimulate innovative research. The general introduction focuses on scientific theory change, assessment,…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14

  • Philosophy of Science

    A Unified Approach, 1st Edition

    By Gerhard Schurz

    Philosophy of Science: A Unified Approach combines a general introduction to philosophy of science with an integrated survey of all its important subfields. As the book’s subtitle suggests, this excellent overview is guided methodologically by "a unified approach" to philosophy of science: behind…

    Paperback – 2013-11-07

  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Stathis Psillos, Martin Curd

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science is an indispensable reference source and guide to the major themes, debates, problems and topics in philosophy of science. It contains sixty-two specially commissioned entries by a leading team of international contributors. Organized into four parts…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Arguing About Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander Bird, James Ladyman

    Arguing About Science is an outstanding, engaging introduction to the essential topics in philosophy of science, edited by two leading experts in the field. This exciting and innovative anthology contains a selection of classic and contemporary readings that examine a broad range of issues, from…

    Paperback – 2012-08-23
    Arguing About Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Science

    A Contemporary Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Alex Rosenberg

    Any serious student attempting to better understand the nature, methods and justification of science will value Alex Rosenberg’s updated and substantially revised Third Edition of Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction. Weaving together lucid explanations and clear analyses, the volume…

    Paperback – 2011-07-12
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Biology

    A Contemporary Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Alex Rosenberg, Daniel W. McShea

    Is life a purely physical process? What is human nature? Which of our traits is essential to us? In this volume, Daniel McShea and Alex Rosenberg – a biologist and a philosopher, respectively – join forces to create a new gateway to the philosophy of biology; making the major issues accessible and…

    Paperback – 2007-12-22
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy