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The Philosophy of Philip Kitcher

Mark Couch and Jessica Pfeifer

Abstract

The Philosophy of Philip Kitcher includes eleven chapters on the work of Kitcher. The chapters are written by leading scholars in their field: Nancy Cartwright and Alexandre Marcellesi, Lorraine Daston, Daniel Dennett, John Dupré, Paul E. Griffiths, Michela Massimi, Karen Neander, Gideon Rosen, Michael Smith, Michael Strevens, and Jim Woodward. The contributors raise critical issues about various aspects of Kitcher’s work, and each chapter is followed by a reply from Kitcher. Topics covered include philosophy of math, philosophy of biology, ethics, epistemology, religion, and general issues in ... More

Keywords: epistemology, ethics, philosophy of biology, philosophy of math, philosophy of science, Philip Kitcher, religion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199381357
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199381357.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Couch, editor
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Seton Hall University

Jessica Pfeifer, editor
Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Maryland, Baltimore