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Philosophy of Science Matters: The Philosophy of Peter Achinstein

Gregory J. Morgan


In this, the first book devoted to Peter Achinstein's influential work in philosophy of science, twenty distinguished philosophers, including four Lakatos award winners, address various aspects of Achinstein's influential views on the nature of scientific evidence, scientific explanation, and scientific realism. It includes short chapters by Steve Gimbel and Jeff Maynes, Nancy Cartwright, Jordi Cat, Victor DiFate, Jerry Doppelt, Adam Goldstein, Philip Kitcher, Fred Kronz, Deborah Mayo, Greg Morgan, Helen Longino, John Norton, Michael Ruse, Bas van Fraassen, Stathis Psillos, Larry Laudan, Richa ... More

Keywords: Peter Achinstein, philosophy of science, scientific evidence, scientific explanation, scientific realism, contemporary issues

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199738625
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738625.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gregory J. Morgan, editor
Stevens Institute of Technology
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