Philosophy of science / edited by Anthony O'Hear.

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Other Authors: O'Hear, Anthony. (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series:Royal Institute of Philosophy supplement ; 61.
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Table of Contents:
  • Scientific progress : beyond foundationalism and coherentism / Hasok Chang
  • Action at a distance / Robin Le Poidevin
  • Lessons from the history and philosophy of science regarding the Research Assessment Exercise / Donald Gillies
  • The ravens revisited / Peter Lipton
  • What's the point in scientific realism if we don't know what's really there? / Sophie R. Allen
  • Miracles and models : why reports of the death of structural realism may be exaggerated / John Worrall
  • Counter thought experiments / James Robert Brown
  • Does physics answer metaphysical questions? / James Ladyman
  • Natural kinds : rosy dawn, scholastic twilight / Ian Hacking
  • Moral use of technology / James Garvey
  • Is simplicity evidence of truth? / Adolf Grünbaum.