Philosophy: Philosophy of Science

  • Metametaphysics and the Sciences: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    Metametaphysics and the Sciences

    Historical and Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frode Kjosavik, Camilla Serck-Hanssen

     This collection addresses metaphysical issues at the intersection between philosophy and science. A unique feature is the way in which it is guided both by history of philosophy, by interaction between philosophy and science, and by methodological awareness. In asking how metaphysics is…

    Hardback – 2019-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • Charles Darwin: The Fragmentary Man book cover

    Charles Darwin

    The Fragmentary Man, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey West

    This biography of Charles Darwin, first published in 1937, re-lives Darwin’s life year by year, allowing the reader to share his experiences. The book displays Darwin’s ideas and how they developed and grew over time. This title will be of great interest to students of the history of science and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ecological Masculinities: Theoretical Foundations and Practical Guidance book cover

    Ecological Masculinities

    Theoretical Foundations and Practical Guidance, 1st Edition

    By Martin Hultman, Paul M. Pulé

    Around the globe, unfettered industrialisation has marched forth in unison with massive social inequities. Making matters worse, anthropogenic pressures on Earth’s living systems are causing alarming rates of thermal expansion, sea-level rise, biodiversity losses in terrestrial and aquatic…

    Paperback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Science

    A Contemporary Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Alex Rosenberg, Lee McIntyre

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

    Paperback – 2019-11-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Logic in Practice book cover

    Logic in Practice

    1st Edition

    By L. Susan Stebbing

    Originally published in 1934. This fourth edition originally published 1954., revised by C. W. K. Mundle. "It must be the desire of every reasonable person to know how to justify a contention which is of sufficient importance to be seriously questioned. The explicit formulation of the principles of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • The Logical Structure of Science book cover

    The Logical Structure of Science

    1st Edition

    By A. Cornelius Benjamin

    This book addresses the argument in the history of the philosophy of science between the positivists and the anti-positivists. The author starts from a point of firm conviction that all science and philosophy must start with the given… But that the range of the given is not definite. He begins with…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • Meaning, Quantification, Necessity: Themes in Philosophical Logic book cover

    Meaning, Quantification, Necessity

    Themes in Philosophical Logic, 1st Edition

    By Martin Davies

    Originally published in 1981. This is a book for the final year undergraduate or first year graduate who intends to proceed with serious research in philosophical logic. It will be welcomed by both lecturers and students for its careful consideration of main themes ranging from Gricean accounts of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • The Logic of Choice: An Investigation of the Concepts of Rule and Rationality book cover

    The Logic of Choice

    An Investigation of the Concepts of Rule and Rationality, 1st Edition

    By Gidon Gottlieb

    Originally published in 1968. This is a critical study of the concept of ‘rule’ featuring in law, ethics and much philosophical analysis which the author uses to investigate the concept of ‘rationality’. The author indicates in what manner the modes of reasoning involved in reliance upon rules are…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • Elementary Formal Logic: A Programmed Course book cover

    Elementary Formal Logic

    A Programmed Course, 1st Edition

    By C. L. Hamblin

    Originally published in 1966. This is a self-instructional course intended for first-year university students who have not had previous acquaintance with Logic. The book deals with "propositional" logic by the truth-table method, briefly introducing axiomatic procedures, and proceeds to the theory…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • The Elements of Formal Logic book cover

    The Elements of Formal Logic

    1st Edition

    By G. E. Hughes, D. G. Londey

    Originally published in 1965. This is a textbook of modern deductive logic, designed for beginners but leading further into the heart of the subject than most other books of the kind. The fields covered are the Propositional Calculus, the more elementary parts of the Predicate Calculus, and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • The Traditional Formal Logic: A Short Account for Students book cover

    The Traditional Formal Logic

    A Short Account for Students, 1st Edition

    By William Angus Sinclair

    Originally published in 1937. A short account of the traditional logic, intended to provide the student with the fundamentals necessary for the specialized study. Suitable for working through individualy, it will provide sufficient knowledge of the elements of the subject to understand materials on…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • The Implications of Induction book cover

    The Implications of Induction

    1st Edition

    By L. Jonathan Cohen

    Originally published in 1973. This book presents a valid mode of reasoning that is different to mathematical probability. This inductive logic is investigated in terms of scientific investigation. The author presents his criteria of adequacy for analysing inductive support for hypotheses and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

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