The Oxford handbook of philosophy of science

This Handbook provides the reader with access to core areas in the philosophy of science and to new directions in the discipline. Part I contains broad overviews of the main lines of research and the state of established knowledge in six principal areas of the discipline, including computational, ph...

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Other Authors: Humphreys, Paul (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2014, 2014-2016
Series:Oxford handbooks online / Oxford handbooks online
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Summary:This Handbook provides the reader with access to core areas in the philosophy of science and to new directions in the discipline. Part I contains broad overviews of the main lines of research and the state of established knowledge in six principal areas of the discipline, including computational, physical, biological, psychological, and social sciences, as well as general philosophy of science. Part II covers what are considered to be the traditional topics in the philosophy of science such as causation, probability, models, ethics and values, and explanation. Part III identifies new areas of investigation that show promise of becoming important areas of research, including the philosophy of astronomy and astrophysics, data, complexity theory, neuroscience, simulations, post-Kuhnian philosophy, post-empiricist epistemology, and emergence
Published:2014-2016
Item Description:The resource is available to MPG users until 31 December 2019 within the scope of a trial
Physical Description:1 online resource
Publication Frequency:Monthly
ISBN:9780199368839