Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Advancement of Science : Science Without Legend, Objectivity Without Illusions - 93 edition

by Philip Kitcher

Advancement of Science : Science Without Legend, Objectivity Without Illusions (ISBN10: 0195096533; ISBN13: 9780195096538)
ISBN13: 978-0195096538
ISBN10: 0195096533

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0195046281
ISBN10: 0195046285

Summary: During the last three decades, reflections on the growth of scientific knowledge have inspired historians, sociologists, and some philosophers to contend that scientific objectivity is a myth. In this book, Kitcher attempts to resurrect the notions of objectivity and progress in science by identifying both the limitations of idealized treatments of growth of knowledge and the overreactions to philosophical idealizations. Recognizing that science is done not by logica ...show morelly omniscient subjects working in isolation, but by people with a variety of personal and social interests, who cooperate and compete with one another, he argues that, nonetheless, we may conceive the growth of science as a process in which both our vision of nature and our ways of learning more about nature improve. Offering a detailed picture of the advancement of science, he sets a new agenda for the philosophy of science and for other "science studies" disciplines. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 93
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 04/20/1995
International: No

View Author Bio
View Review



List Price: $65.00
Used $9.58
Used
Save $55.42 (85%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 6 hours and 53 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $44.99
Due back 08/01/2014
Marketplace sellers starting at $9.57

More prices and sellers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Advancement of Science : Science Without Legend, Objectivity Without Illusions
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (21)  |  New (8)  |  Like New (2)  |  Very Good (4)  |  Good (5)  |  Acceptable (2)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$9.58
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$63.73
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$9.57
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Blue Cloud Books
Phoenix, AZ
Seller Rating: 4.54
Blue Cloud Books ??? Hot deals from the land of the sun.
$9.75
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
One Planet Books
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.54
Ships same day or next business day! UPS expedited shipping available (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes). Used sticker & some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access ...show more code or dust jacket ...show less
$9.81
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Better World Books
Mishawaka, IN
Seller Rating: 4.63
Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
$9.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Bookbyte-OR
Salem, OR
Seller Rating: 4.57
Has minor wear and/or markings. SKU:9780195096538-3-0
$10.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Haleybooks
Albany, IN
Seller Rating: 5
Very good Oxford; 1993; Paperback; Clean interior; NO marks or highlighting; Tight binding; Cover has hint of wear.
$14.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Adkins Books TN
Chattanooga, TN
Seller Rating: 4.88
1993 Trade paperback Very good. marks on bottom edge Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 421 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Audience: General/trade.
$31.04
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.19
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$31.05
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
EuroBooks
Horcott Rd, Fairford,
Seller Rating: 4.4
New Book. Shipped from UK within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.
$32.50
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Textbookcenter.com
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
$37.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
SUPER BOOKS
Fort Mill, SC
Seller Rating: 3.81
Buy with Confidence. Excellent Customer Support. We ship from multiple US locations. No CD, DVD or Access Code Included.
Page:   1     2     3     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close