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  1. Conjectures and Refutations

    The Growth of Scientific Knowledge, 2nd Edition

    By Karl Popper

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Conjectures and Refutations is one of Karl Popper's most wide-ranging and popular works, notable not only for its acute insight into the way scientific knowledge grows, but also for applying those insights to politics and to history. It provides one of the clearest and most accessible statements of...

    Published May 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  2. The Logic of Scientific Discovery

    2nd Edition

    By Karl Popper

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Described by the philosopher A.J. Ayer as a work of 'great originality and power', this book revolutionized contemporary thinking on science and knowledge. Ideas such as the now legendary doctrine of 'falsificationism' electrified the scientific community, influencing even working scientists,...

    Published February 21st 2002 by Routledge

  3. Science and Poetry

    By Mary Midgley

    Crude materialism, reduction of mind to body, extreme individualism. All products of a 17th century scientific inheritance which looks at the parts of our existence at the expense of the whole.Cutting through myths of scientific omnipotence, Mary Midgley explores how this inheritance has so...

    Published January 31st 2002 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Philosophy of Science

    By James Ladyman

    Few can imagine a world without telephones or televisions; many depend on computers and the Internet as part of daily life. Without scientific theory, these developments would not have been possible.In this exceptionally clear and engaging introduction to philosophy of science, James Ladyman...

    Published December 20th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Science and Technology Ethics

    By Dr Raymond E.Spier, Raymond E. Spier

    Series: Professional Ethics

    Science and Technology Ethics re-examines the ethics by which we live and asks the question: do we have in place the ethical guidelines through which we can incorporate these developments with the minimum of disruption and disaffection? It assesses the ethical systems in place and proposes new...

    Published November 15th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Philosophy of Science: Contemporary Readings

    Edited by Yuri Balashov, Alex Rosenberg

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Readings in Philosophy

    This comprehensive anthology draws together writings by leading philosophers on the philosophy of science. Each section is prefaced by an introductory essay from the editors, guiding students gently into the topic. Accessible and wide-ranging, the text draws on both contemporary and twentieth...

    Published October 25th 2001 by Routledge

  7. HyperReality

    Paradigm for the Third Millenium

    Edited by Nobuyoshi Terashima, John Tiffin

    'HyperReality is a technological capability like nanotechnology, human cloning and artificial intelligence. Like them, it does not as yet exist in the sense of being clearly demonstrable and publicly available. Like them, it is maturing in laboratories where the question "if" has been replaced by...

    Published October 4th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Creation

    From Nothing Until Now

    By Willem B. Drees

    Where do we come from? Where are we going? These are fundamental questions, which the human race has asked itself for centuries.Presenting a brief and accessible overview of contemporary scientific thought, Creation is an imaginative and poetic exploration of the origins of the universe. WIllem...

    Published September 20th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Naturalism and the Human Condition

    Against Scientism

    By Frederick A. Olafson

    Naturalism and the Human Condition is a compelling account of why naturalism, or the 'scientific world-view' cannot provide a full account of who and what we are as human beings.Drawing on sources including Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Husserl and Sartre, Olafson exposes the limits of naturalism and...

    Published June 28th 2001 by Routledge

  10. The Scientific Outlook

    By Bertrand Russell

    'A scientific opinion is one which there is some reason to believe is true; an unscientific opinion is one which is held for some reason other than its probable truth.' - Bertrand RussellOne of Russell's most important books, this early classic on science illuminates his thinking on the promise and...

    Published June 21st 2001 by Routledge