What Is This Thing Called Science?

What Is This Thing Called Science?


Co-published with the collage of Queensland Press. HPC holds rights in North the USA and U. S. Dependencies.

Since its first ebook in 1976, Alan Chalmers's extremely popular and extensively learn work--translated into eighteen languages--has turn into a vintage creation to the medical process, identified for its accessibility to novices and its worth as a source for complicated scholars and scholars.

In addition to total advancements and updates encouraged through Chalmers's event as a instructor, reviews from his readers, and up to date advancements within the box, this fourth variation good points an in depth chapter-long postscript that attracts on his study into the heritage of atomism to demonstrate very important issues within the philosophy of technology. making a choice on the qualitative distinction among wisdom of atoms because it figures in modern technological know-how and metaphysical speculations approximately atoms universal in philosophy because the time of Democritus bargains a revealing and instructive method to tackle the query on the center of this groundbreaking paintings: what's this factor referred to as science?

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