Philosophy: Philosophy of Science

  • The Biological Foundations of Action book cover

    The Biological Foundations of Action

    1st Edition

    By Derek M Jones

    Philosophers have traditionally assumed that the difference between active and passive movement could be explained by the presence or absence of an intention in the mind of the agent. This assumption has led to the neglect of many interesting active behaviors that do not depend on intentions,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Where Do We Come From? Is Darwin Correct?: A Philosophical and Critical Study of Darwin's Theory of “Natural Selection” book cover

    Where Do We Come From? Is Darwin Correct?

    A Philosophical and Critical Study of Darwin's Theory of “Natural Selection”, 1st Edition

    By Herbert Morse

    First published in 1911. The first chapter in this fascinating study devotes itself to a short preliminary introduction to Darwin’s ideas, and some remarks on the thoughts of the ancients on the subject and how matters stood in the period immediately preceding the appearance of Darwin himself. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Alienation and Value-Neutrality book cover

    Alienation and Value-Neutrality

    1st Edition

    By A.J Loughlin

    First published in 1998, Loughlin examines the conception of rationality through the gazes of science, philosophy and political philosophy to further explain the concept of rational reasoning, the effects it has on the development on natural and social science and its implications on how we think…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Complexity Theory and Law: Mapping an Emergent Jurisprudence book cover

    Complexity Theory and Law

    Mapping an Emergent Jurisprudence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie Murray, Thomas Webb, Steven Wheatley

    This collection of essays explores the different ways the insights from complexity theory can be applied to law. Complexity theory – a variant of systems theory – views law as an emergent, complex, self-organising system comprised of an interactive network of actors and systems that operate with no…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Reason and Nature: An Essay on the Meaning of Scientific Method book cover

    Reason and Nature

    An Essay on the Meaning of Scientific Method, 1st Edition

    By Morris R. Cohen

    First published in 1931, this volume represents the culmination of twenty years’ of the study on the principles of science. Noticing a widespread craving for philosophical light at a time of scant such offerings, Morris R. Cohen aimed to demonstrate here the fundamental and ancient connection…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • How Blind is the Watchmaker?: Theism or Atheism: Should Science Decide? book cover

    How Blind is the Watchmaker?

    Theism or Atheism: Should Science Decide?, 1st Edition

    By Neil Broom

    First published in 1998, this book shows that modern materialistic science - for all its ability to analyse in truly impressive detail the workings of the living world - remains powerless to explain the phenomenon of life itself. Drawing on a variety of examples from experience of the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Dilemma of Qualitative Method (1989): Herbert Blumer and the Chicago Tradition book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Dilemma of Qualitative Method (1989)

    Herbert Blumer and the Chicago Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published in 1989, The Dilemma of Qualitative Method is a stimulating guide to the discussion of qualitative versus quantitative approaches to social research, originated in nineteenth-century debates about the relationship between the methods of history and natural science. One of the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

8Series in Philosophy of Science

Product Search