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Title: Introduction to History and Philosophy of Science
Authors: Hakob Barseghyan
Nicholas Overgaard
Gregory Rupik
Keywords: History
Issue Date: 2018
Description: This resource provides a comprehensive introduction to the key issues in the history and philosophy of science. How do scientific theories and method change through time? Is there a universal and unchangeable method of science? What demarcates science from non-science? Can scientific theories provide true descriptions of the world? Is there scientific progress? What are the major worldviews in the history of science? This first half of this text considers pivotal questions of the philosophy of science, while the latter half of the text traces the genealogy of contemporary scientific worldview through key historical questions.
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