Theory and reality : an introduction to the philosophy of science

  title={Theory and reality : an introduction to the philosophy of science},
  author={P. Godfrey-Smith},
  • P. Godfrey-Smith
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • What makes science different from other ways of investigating the world? In "Theory and Reality" Peter Godfrey-Smith uses debates - such as the problem of confirmation, the new riddle of induction, and the problem of scientific realism - as a way to introduce, in a completely accessible way, the main themes in the philosophy of science. Intended for undergraduates and general readers with no prior background in philosophy, "Theory and Reality" starts by surveying the last hundred years of work… CONTINUE READING
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