Philosophy of Science: Teach Yourself

by Mel Thompson

Philosophy of Science: Teach Yourself Synopsis

A modern understanding of the world is unthinkable without science, but what exactly is it? What does it mean to say that something is 'scientific'? How are its results justified? From the genetic basis of life, to the structures of the universe and the atom, TEACH YOURSELF PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE explores how the key ideas that shape our world have been developed. - Investigate the history of science. - Examine scientific method. - Discover key philosophers and scientists. - Explore the impact of science on Western thought.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781444157659
Publication date: 27th April 2012
Author: Mel Thompson
Publisher: Teach Yourself Books an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 224 pages
Categories: Popular science, Philosophy of science, Popular philosophy,

About Mel Thompson

MEL THOMPSON is a freelance writer and editor, specializing in philosophy, religion and ethics.

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