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Description - Theory of Science by Jonathan Knowles

This book provides an accessible but systematic survey of perspectives on science and rationality through the arguments and ideas of leading thinkers of the twentieth century, including Einstein, Carnap, Popper, Kuhn, Feyerabend, Hempel, Gadamer, Foucault and Harding. It also gives a critical introduction to scientific methodology, including the relationship between theory and observation, the problem of induction, hypothetico-deductive method, truth and progress and explanation in natural and human science. It covers the theory of science part of the syllabus in Examen Philosophicum at The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), for which there has hitherto been no unitary text book in English. It is also suited to use on other courses at various levels, as well as being of interest to a wider audience concerned with the philosophical and social problems of science.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9788251921121
ISBN-10: 8251921120
Format: Paperback
(170mm x 240mm x mm)
Pages: 147
Imprint: Tapir Academic Press
Publisher: Tapir Academic Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: Norway

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Author Biography - Jonathan Knowles

Jonathan Knowles runs two brand consulting firms--Structured Intuition (based in Toronto) and Type 2 Consulting (based in New York). He is co-author of the ICA report "Measuring and Valuing Brand Equity", and his articles on the role of brand in business have appeared in the Harvard Business Review , Sloan Management Review , and The Wall Street Journal .