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The Philosophy of Science


This anthology of readings in the philosophy of science includes essays and articles from most well-known philosophers of science (Carnap,Dennett,Fodor,Hacking,Hempel,Kuhn,Popper,Putnam,Quine,Reichenbach,van Fraassen and many others)
The first part of the book is divided into three sections dealing with theoretical matters:confirmation,semantics and the interpretation of scientific theories;causation and explanation;reductionism and the unity of science.
The second part of the book is divided into four sections dealing with the philosophy of specific sciences,namely the philosophy of physics,the philosophy of biology,the philosophy of psychology and the philosophy of the social sciences.

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