Philosophy: Philosophy of Science

  • Origins and Species: A Study of the Historical Sources of Darwinism and the Contexts of Some Other Accounts of Organic Diversity from Plato and Aristotle On book cover

    Origins and Species

    A Study of the Historical Sources of Darwinism and the Contexts of Some Other Accounts of Organic Diversity from Plato and Aristotle On, 1st Edition

    By MJS Hodge

    Originally published in 1991, Origins and Species seeks to understand the historical origins of Darwinism. The book analyses the explanatory problem to which Darwinian theory was a response, while contrasting the Darwinian with two other traditions in the interpretation of organic diversity. The…

    Paperback – 2020-08-31 
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  • The Founders of Psychical Research book cover

    The Founders of Psychical Research

    1st Edition

    By Alan Gauld

    Originally published in 1968 The Founders of Psychical Research is centred upon the lives and work of Henry Sidgwick, Edmund Gurney and Frederic Myers – prominent in the Society for Psychical Research (S.P.R) - during its early years: it is not a history of the Society. It passes over important…

    Paperback – 2020-08-14 
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  • Models and Modelling in the Sciences: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    Models and Modelling in the Sciences

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Stephen M. Downes

    Biologists, climate scientists and economists all rely on models to move their work forward. In this book, Stephen M. Downes explores the use of models in these and other fields to introduce readers to the various philosophical issues that arise in scientific modeling. Readers learn that paying…

    Paperback – 2020-07-10 
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  • 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 – 2020-06-30 
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  • 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 – 2020-06-30 
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  • 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 – 2020-06-30 
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  • 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 – 2020-06-30 
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  • Time and its Importance in Modern Thought book cover

    Time and its Importance in Modern Thought

    1st Edition

    By M. F. Cleugh

    Originally published in 1937.  This book is a classic work on the philosophy of time, looking at the pshychology, physics and logic of time before investigating the views of Kant, Bergson, Alexander, McTaggart and Dunne. The second half of the book contains more indepth consideration of…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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  • Time: A Bibliographic Guide book cover

    Time: A Bibliographic Guide

    1st Edition

    By Samuel L. Macey

    Originally published in 1991. A multidisciplinary guide in the form of a bibliography of selected time-related books and articles divided into 25 existing academic disciplines and about 100 subdisciplines which have a wide application to time studies.…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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  • A Treatise on Time and Space book cover

    A Treatise on Time and Space

    1st Edition

    By J. R. Lucas

    Originally published in 1976. This comprehensive study discusses in detail the philosophical, mathematical, physical, logical and theological aspects of our understanding of time and space. The text examines first the many different definitions of time that have been offered, beginning…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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  • The Structure of Time book cover

    The Structure of Time

    1st Edition

    By W. H. Newton-Smith

    Originally published in 1980. What is time? How is its structure determined? The enduring controversy about the nature and structure of time has traditionally been a diametrical argument between those who see time as a container into which events are placed, and those for whom time cannot exist…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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  • Time Devoured: A Materialistic Discussion of Duration book cover

    Time Devoured

    A Materialistic Discussion of Duration, 1st Edition

    By Edmund Parsons

    Originally published in 1964. This lively, challenging book, written with enthusiasm, conviction and clarity, sets out to elucidate the shadowy concept of Time. This involves central philosophical issues, which are vigorously discussed. Also relativity theory, in a clear-cut exposition, is made…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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