Copernicus, Darwin and Freud by Friedel Weinert
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Copernicus, Darwin and Freud
By Friedel Weinert

Copernicus, Darwin and Freud

Revolutions in the History and Philosophy of Science

By (author) See other recent books by Friedel Weinert
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $171.95
Your Price: $154.76 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $17.19! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $7.74 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Copernicus, Darwin and Freud by Friedel Weinert

Book Description

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

Buy Copernicus, Darwin and Freud book by Friedel Weinert from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781405181846
ISBN-10: 1405181842
Format: Hardback
(258mm x 184mm x 21mm)
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

Other Editions...


Books By Author Friedel Weinert

Copernicus, Darwin and Freud by Friedel Weinert Copernicus, Darwin and Freud, Paperback (October 2008)

Scientific ideas change the way we think about the world and our place in it. Nicolaus Copernicus developed a heliocentric view of the cosmos that displaced humans from the physical center of the universe. Charles Darwin developed an evolutionary theory that placed humans firmly within the organismic order of nature.

» View all books by Friedel Weinert

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Copernicus, Darwin and Freud book by Friedel Weinert and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


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 .

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Friedel Weinert close
Copernicus, Darwin and Freud by Friedel Weinert
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close