Book ID: CBB000074629

Science and the quest for reality (1997)


Tauber, Alfred I. (Editor)

New York University Press

Publication Date: 1997
Physical Details: xix + 419 pp.; notes; index

Description Contents: Alfred North Whitehead: The origins of modern science. Martin Heidegger: The age of the world picture. P.C.W. Davies, Julien Brown: The strange world of the quantum. Werner Heisenberg: The development of philosophical ideas since Descartes in comparison with the new situation in quantum theory. Larry Laudan: Explaining the success of science: Beyond epistemic realism and relativism. Ian Hacking: Experimentation and scientific realism. Evelyn Fox Keller: The paradox of scientific subjectivity. Robert Richards: Theories of scientific change. Thomas Kuhn: The road since Structure. Michel Callon: Four models for the dynamics of science. Thomas F. Gieryn: Boundaries of science. Nicholas A. Ashford, Karin A. Gregory: Ethical problems in using science in the regulatory process. Robert S. Cohen: Ethics and science. Hilary Putnam: Beyond the fact/value dichotomy. Marjorie Grene: Darwin and philosophy. Max Weber: Science as a vocation.

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