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Reading the Book of Nature : An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science - 92 edition

Reading the Book of Nature : An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science (ISBN10: 0521426820; ISBN13: 9780521426824)
ISBN13: 978-0521426824
ISBN10: 0521426820

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0521416757
ISBN10: 0521416752

Summary: This is an introductory survey to the philosophy of science suitable for beginners and nonspecialists. Its point of departure is the question: why should we believe what science tells us about the world? In this attempt to justify the claims of science the book treats such topics as observation data, confirmation of theories, and the explanation of phenomena. The writing is clear and concrete with detailed examples drawn from contemporary science: solar neutrinos, ...show more the gravitational bending of light, and the creation/evolution debate, for example. What emerges is a view of science in which observation relies on theory to give it meaning and credibility, while theory relies on observation for its motivation and validation. It is shown that this reciprocal support is not circular since the theory used to support a particular observation is independent of the theory for which the observation serves as evidence. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 92
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 07/31/1992
International: No



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