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Philosophy of Science: Teach Yourself by Mel Thompson
  

Philosophy of Science: Teach Yourself

Synopsis

Philosophy of Science: Teach Yourself by Mel Thompson

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.

About the Author

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

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Book Info

Publication date

27th April 2012

Author

Mel Thompson

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Publisher

Teach Yourself Books an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
224 pages

Categories

Popular science
Philosophy of science
Popular philosophy

ISBN

9781444157659

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