The Routledge Companion To Philosophy Of Science
(Routledge Philosophy Companions) by Martin; P Curd
Publisher: Routledge | Number Of Pages: 720 | Publication Date: 2008-05-30 | ISBN-10: 041535403X | PDF | 3 Mb

This indispensable reference source and guide to the major themes, debates, problems and topics in philosophy of science contains fifty-five specially commissioned entries by a leading team of international contributors.

Organized into four parts it covers:

* Historical and Philosophical Context
* Debates
* Concepts
* The Individual Sciences

The Companion covers everything students of philosophy of science need to know – from empiricism, explanation and experiment to causation, observation, prediction and more – and contains many helpful features including: a section on the individual sciences, including chapters on the philosophy of biology, chemistry, physics and psychology, further reading and cross-referencing at the end of each chapter.