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Titel: Readings On Laws Of Nature
Verlag: University of Pittsburgh Press
Einband: Soft cover
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Readings on Laws of Nature is the first anthology to offer a contemporary history of the problem of laws. The book is organized around three key issues: the matter of distinguishing laws from mere correlations, questions concerning inductive reasoning and laws, and the consideration of whether there are any true laws in science. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_082295852X
As a subject of inquiry, laws of nature exist in the overlap between metaphysics and the philosophy of science. Over the past three decades, this area of study has become increasingly central to the philosophy of science. It also has relevance to a variety of topics in metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, and epistemology.
Readings on Laws of Nature is the first anthology to offer a contemporary history of the problem of laws. The book is organized around three key issues: the matter of distinguishing laws from mere correlations, questions concerning inductive reasoning and laws, and the consideration of whether there are any true laws in science.
Designed for class use, the anthology covers a remarkably broad range of views and concerns, and consists exclusively of articles that have proved highly influential in the field. Readings on Laws of Nature will also serve as a valuable research and reference tool for philosophers who do not specialize in the subject, but who have occasion to examine concepts relating to the laws of nature in their own work.
Inhaltsangabe: Readings on Laws of Nature brings together the writings of leading philosophy of science scholars, whose work has appeared in top journals in the field over the past several decades. With an accessible introduction by the editor and a selected bibliography for further reading, this lively collection of essays provides an invaluable resource for students, philosophers, and scientists.
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