Philosophy of Science: Teach Yourself

Thompson, Mel

Philosophy of Science: Teach Yourself - United Kingdom; Hodder & Stoughton General Division; 2012 - 224 Pages; Paperback

A modern understanding of the world is unthinkable without science, but what exactly is it? What does it mean to say that something is 'scientific'? How are its results justified? From the genetic basis of life, to the structures of the universe and the atom, TEACH YOURSELF PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE explores how the key ideas that shape our world have been developed. - Investigate the history of science. - Examine scientific method. - Discover key philosophers and scientists. - Explore the impact of science on Western thought.


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