Understand Philosophy of Science A Teach Yourself Guide by Mel Thompson

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A modern understanding of the world is unthinkable without science, but what exactly is it? What does it mean to say that something is 'scientific'? How are its results justified? From the genetic basis of life, to the structures of the universe and the atom, TEACH YOURSELF PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE explores how the key ideas that shape our world have been developed.



- Investigate the history of science.



- Examine scientific method.



- Discover key philosophers and scientists.



- Explore the impact of science on Western thought.
 

About Mel Thompson

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MEL THOMPSON is a freelance writer and editor, specializing in philosophy, religion and ethics.
 
Published September 7, 2012 by McGraw-Hill. 208 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Science & Math, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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