Philosophy of Science: A Very Short Introduction

Philosophy of Science: A Very Short Introduction

Samir Okasha

what's technological know-how? Is there a true distinction among technological know-how and fable? Is technological know-how goal? Can technology clarify every thing? This Very brief Introduction offers a concise review of the most issues of up to date philosophy of technology.

Beginning with a brief background of technological know-how to set the scene, Samir Okasha is going directly to examine the character of clinical reasoning, clinical rationalization, revolutions in technology, and theories comparable to realism and anti-realism. He additionally seems to be at philosophical concerns particularly sciences, together with the matter of category in biology, and the character of area and time in physics. the ultimate bankruptcy touches at the conflicts among technological know-how and faith, and explores even if technology is finally an outstanding thing.

About the sequence: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and elegance, Very brief Introductions provide an advent to a few of life's finest issues. Written by way of specialists for the newcomer, they exhibit the best modern puzzling over the imperative difficulties and matters in enormous quantities of key themes, from philosophy to Freud, quantum concept to Islam.

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