Copernicus, Darwin and Freud by Friedel Weinert
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Copernicus, Darwin and Freud
By Friedel Weinert

Copernicus, Darwin and Freud

Revolutions in the History and Philosophy of Science

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Copernicus, Darwin and Freud by Friedel Weinert

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Using Copernicanism, Darwinism, and Freudianism as examples of scientific traditions, Copernicus, Darwin and Freud takes a philosophical look at these three revolutions in thought to illustrate the connections between science and philosophy. Shows how these revolutions in thought lead to philosophical consequences Provides extended case studies of Copernicanism, Darwinism, and Freudianism Integrates the history of science and the philosophy of science like no other text Covers both the philosophy of natural and social science in one volume

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405181839
ISBN-10: 1405181834
Format: Paperback
(243mm x 171mm x 15mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Friedel Weinert

Friedel Weinert is Professor of Philosophy at Bradford University and a former Visiting Research Fellow at Harvard University and Visiting Fellow at the Centre for the Philosophy of Natural and Social Science at the LSE in London. He holds a PhD in Philosophy, a BA in Sociology, and a BSc in Physics. Dr. Weinert is the editor of Laws of Nature (1995), the author of The Scientist as Philosopher (2004) and chief editor of the forthcoming Compendium of Quantum Physics: Concepts, Experiments, History and Philosophy .

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