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  1. Knowledge

    Edited by Reiner Grundmann, Nico Stehr

    Series: Critical Concepts

    Knowledge is of crucial, and growing importance in social, political and economic relations in modern society. The range and variety of available knowledge dramatically enlarges the available options of social action. This five volume collection brings together a broad array of contributions from...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  2. Probability

    A Philosophical Introduction

    By D.H. Mellor

    Probability: A Philosophical Introduction introduces and explains the principal concepts and applications of probability. It is intended for philosophers and others who want to understand probability as we all apply it in our working and everyday lives. The book is not a course in mathematical...

    Published February 15th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sport

    Critical Perspectives on Research Methods

    Edited by Mike McNamee

    Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sport is a unique interdisciplinary study that calls on researchers in these disciplines to reflect more critically on the nature and aims of scientific enquiry. In doing so, the book questions the underlying assumptions and development of science...

    Published January 6th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Karl Popper

    Critical Appraisals

    Edited by Philip Catton, Graham MacDonald

    One of the most original thinkers of the century, Karl Popper has inspired generations of philosophers, historians, and politicians. This collection of papers, specially written for this volume, offers fresh philosophical examination of key themes in Popper's philosophy, including philosophy of...

    Published September 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  5. On Dialogue

    2nd Edition

    By David Bohm

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Never before has there been a greater need for deeper listening and more open communication to cope with the complex problems facing our organizations, businesses and societies. Renowned scientist David Bohm believed there was a better way for humanity to discover meaning and to achieve harmony. He...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  6. On Creativity

    2nd Edition

    By David Bohm

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Creativity is fundamental to human experience. In On Creativity David Bohm, the world-renowned scientist, investigates the phenomenon from all sides: not only the creativity of invention and of imagination but also that of perception and of discovery. This is a remarkable and life-affirming book by...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Is Science Value Free?

    Values and Scientific Understanding

    By Hugh Lacey

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    Exploring the role of values in scientific inquiry, Hugh Lacey examines the nature and meaning of values, and looks at challenges to the view, posed by postmodernists, feminists, radical ecologists, Third-World advocates and religious fundamentalists, that science is value free. He also focuses on...

    Published May 20th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Inference to the Best Explanation

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Lipton

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    How do we go about weighing evidence, testing hypotheses, and making inferences? According to the model of Inference to the Best Explanation, we work out what to infer from the evidence by thinking about what would actually explain that evidence, and we take the ability of a hypothesis to explain...

    Published March 11th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Knowledge and Reference in Empirical Science

    By Jody Azzouni

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    Knowledge and Reference in Empirical Science is a fascinating study of the bounds between science and language: in what sense, and of what, does science provide knowledge? Is science an instrument only distantly related to what's real? Can the language of science be used to adequately describe the...

    Published December 11th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Theories of Scientific Progress

    An Introduction

    By John Losee

    What is the nature of scientific progress and what makes it possible? When we look back at the scientific theories of the past and compare them to the state of science today, there seems little doubt that we have made progress. But is it a continuous process which gradually incorporates past...

    Published October 30th 2003 by Routledge