Sahotra Sarkar, Jessica Pfeifer
Published December 19, 2005
Reference - 1048 Pages - 46 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415939270 - CAT# RT3505
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The first in-depth reference in the field that combines scientific knowledge with philosophical inquiry, The Philosophy of Science: An Encyclopedia is a two-volume set that brings together an international team of leading scholars to provide over 130 entries on the essential concepts in the philosophy of science.
The areas covered include:
The essays represent the most up-to-date philosophical thinking on timeless scientific topics such as: determinism, explanation, laws of nature, perception, individuality, time, and economics as well as timely topics like adaptation, conservation biology, quantum logic, consciousness, evolutionary psychology, and game theory.
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