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Description - A Companion to Philosophy of Science by W. H. Newton-Smith

Unmatched in the quality of its world-renowned contributors, A Companion to the Philosophy of Science serves as both a course text and a reference book across the broad spectrum of issues of concern in the philosophy of science. Taken as a whole, the volume provides an unparalleled survey of all the topical areas, major methods, and stances in the philosophy of science. With entries on important figures in the history of the philosophy of science, as well as a comprehensive account of areas of contemporary interest, this Companion is the most authoritative resource guide available in the philosophy of science.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631170242
ISBN-10: 0631170243
Format: Hardback
(266mm x 190mm x 38mm)
Pages: 592
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Jan-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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.