Science and Philosophy in the West
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Description: This book examines the history of science and philosophy in Western thought through an historical presentation of primary selections covering the major developments in science and philosophy. Presents original scientific and philosophical thinking that demonstrates how the relationships and content in science and philosophy change and remain the same through history. Features a comprehensive selection of readings that present scientific and philosophical writings in the major disciplines from the beginning of Western philosophy to the twentieth century. The presentation is roughly historical organized by topics such as physics, chemistry, biology, metaphysics, epistemology, and methodology. Topics range from psychology and biology to the Òhard sciences.Ó An important reference for any medical or science professional as well as readers interested in scientific ethics.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $100.80
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/14/1998
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
|Greek and Medieval Aristotelian Science|
|The Seventeenth-Century Revolution in Physical Science|
|Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Transformations in Metaphysics|
|Modern Views on Scientific Method|
|Modern Transformations in Biology and Medicine|
|The Refinement and Evolution of Mechanical Physics|
|Science and the Obsolescence of Metaphysics and Religion|
|Social, Ethical, and Political Dimensions in Science and Technology|
|Some Twentieth-Century Developments in Physical Science|
|Twentieth-Century Views on Scientific Method|
|Science and Philosophy at the Turn of the Millennium|