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    • The Philosophy of Science

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Samir Okasha
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    What is science? Is there a real difference between science and myth? Is science objective? Can science explain everything? This Very Short Introduction provides a concise overview of the main themes of contemporary philosophy of science. Beginning with a short history of science to set the scene, Samir Okasha goes on to investigate the nature of scientific reasoning, scientific explanation, revolutions in science, and theories such as realism and anti-realism.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent introduction

    • By Jamie on 06-26-10

    Regular price: $17.50