A Companion to Philosophy of Science
Edited by W. H. Newton-Smith
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Companion to Philosophy of Science by W. H. Newton-Smith
Book DescriptionUnmatched in the quality of its world-renowned contributors, this companion serves as both a course text and a reference book across the broad spectrum of issues of concern to the philosophy of science.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631170242
(266mm x 190mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Jan-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author W. H. Newton-Smith
Companion to the Philosophy of Science, Paperback (July 2001)
* Newly--commissioned essays by international assembly of leading philosophers of science. * Provides comprehensive survey of philosophy of science. * Treats key figures in the history of philosophy of science. * Accessible and comprehensive introductions to each topic.
Modelling the Mind, Hardback (August 1990)
This collection of papers by distinguished philosophers, psychologists and physiologists reflects an interdisciplinary approach to the central question of cognitive science - how do we model the mind?
Logic, Paperback (July 1985)
A complete introduction to logic for first-year university students with no background in logic, philosophy or mathematics. In easily understood steps it shows the mechanics of the formal analysis of arguments.
Rationality of Science, Paperback (December 1981)» View all books by W. H. Newton-Smith
A clear and systematic account of the philosophy of science which examines the theories of Popper, Lakatos, Kuhn and Feyerabend before proposing a new, temperate rationalist perspective.
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Author Biography - W. H. Newton-Smith
W.H. Newton-Smith is Fairfax Fellow and CUF Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at Balliol College, Oxford. He is an expert in the fields of philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, and logic, and has written several books and articles among which are Modeling the Mind (1990), The Rationality of Science (1991) and Popper in China (1992). Among the many universities around the world at which he has taught are the University of Malaya, the University of Nijmegen in the Netherlands, Wuhan University in China, Aarhus University in Denmark, Boconni University in Milan and Toronto, Trent, St Francis Xavier, and Queen's Universities in Canada.
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