Philosophies of the Sciences: A Guide

Title

Philosophies of the Sciences: A Guide

Department

Philosophy

Document Type

Book

Files

Description

A collection of essays celebrate a wide range of sciences and the central philosophical issues associated with them, presenting the sciences collectively to encourage a greater understanding of their associative theoretical foundations, and a cross-fertilization of ideas. Offers a new and unique approach to studying and comparing the philosophies of various scientific disciplines, including Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology, Sociology and Economics Encompasses a wide variety of individual sciences. The essays are written by leading scholars in a highly accessible style for the student audience Presents and discusses central debates in the field, making it a highly relevant text Essays complement more traditional studies of Philosophy of Science, while offering a new approach to the study of the subject.

ISBN

978-1-4051-9995-7

Publication Date

2010

Publisher

Wiley-Blackwell

City

Chichester; Malden, MA

Disciplines

Philosophy of Science

Comments

Fritz Allhoff is the editor of this book.