Über den Autor
Steven French is Professor of the Philosophy of Science at the University of Leeds. He is the author of Science and Partial Truth (2003) and co-editor of The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. Juha Saatsi is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Leeds, UK. He is the co-editor (with Steven French and Dean Rickles) of The Structural Foundations of Quantum Gravity (2006).
Notes on Contributors 1. Introduction Steven French and Juha Saatisi (University of Leeds, UK) Part I: Philosophy of Science in Context 2. Philosophy of Science and Epistemology Alexander Bird (University of Bristol, UK), 3. Philosophy of Science and Metaphysics Craig Callendar (University of California, San Diego, USA) 4. Philosophy of Science and the History of Science Don Howard (University of Notre Dame, USA) Part II: Current Research and Issues A. General Issues in the Philosophy of Science 5. Scientific Realism with a Human Face Stathis Psillos (University of Athens, Greece) 6. Causation and the Sciences Ned Hall (Harvard University, USA) 7. Scientific Models and Representation Gabriele Contessa (Carleton University, USA) 8. Reducation, Multiple Realizability and Levels of Reality Sven Walter (University of Osnabrueck, Austria) and Markus Eronen 9. Explanation Henk W.de Regt (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) 10. Scientific Evidence Malcolm Forster (University of Wisconsin, USA) 11. Bayesian Confirmation Theory James Hawthorne (University of Oklahoma, USA) B. Philosophy of Particular Sciences 12. Philosophy of Physics Nick Huggett (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA) 13. Philosophy of Biology Ingo Brigandt (University of Alberta, Canada) 14. Towards a Mechanistic Philosophy of Neuroscience Carl F. Craver (Washington University, USA) and David M. Kaplan 15. Philosophy of Chemistry Robin Findlay Hendry (Durham University, UK) 16.Philosophy of Economics, Jaakko Kuorikoski and Caterina Marchionni (Finnish Centre of Excellence in Philosophy of Social Science, University of Helsinki, Finland) 17. Philosophy of Mathematics Chris Pincock (Purdue University, USA) Part III: Past and Future 18. Travelling in New Directions 19. A Brief Chronology of the Philosophy of Science Peter Vicers Part IV: Resources 20. Annotated Bibliography 21. Research Resources 221. A to Z of Key Terms and Concepts Index
Reprint of: The Continuum companion to the philosophy of science. -- New York: Continuum, 2011.
A comprehensive, one-volume resource to past, present and future research directions in the philosophy of science, written by an international team of leading scholars.