Über den Autor
MEL THOMPSON is a freelance writer and editor, specializing in philosophy, religion and ethics.
Introduction 1. The history of science 2. The scientific method 3. Theories, laws and progress 4. Scientific realism 5. Relativism, instrumentalism and relevance 6. Predictability and determinism 7. The philosophy of biology 8. Science and humankind 9. Cosmology 10. Science and authority Postscript: The quest for knowledge and control Glossary Taking it further Index
3 new books in the "Teach Yourself" series, which examine aspects of philosophy.
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