6 edition of Philosophy of biological science found in the catalog.
Bibliography: p. 143-144.
|Statement||[by] David L. Hull.|
|Series||Prentice-Hall foundations of philosophy series|
|LC Classifications||QH331 .H84|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 148 p.|
|Number of Pages||148|
|ISBN 10||0136636158, 0136636098|
|LC Control Number||73012981|
Readings that chart the rise and decline of logical positivism and the emergence of a new consensus, emphasizing the relation between theoretical and applied questions. The more than forty readings in this anthology cover the most important developments if the past six decades, charting the rise and decline of logical positivism and the gradual emergence of a new consensus concerning the major 4/5(1). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.
Summary: Philosophy of biology generally covers the issues that arise from the science and history of biology. It includes evolutionary, developmental, environmental and genetic biology, as well as such issues as evolutionary ethics and epistemology, the general notions of biological information, function, classification and heredity. The book is unique in that it explores the web of interactions among issues of philosophy, techniques and concepts of the physical sciences, fields of biology, and the diverse relationships between society and science. The book should appeal to readers of Scientific American or the New York Review of Books even if they are not trained.
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It meets the goal it was designed to serve, and when combined with an AP Biology textbook, serves as an adequate foundation for writings about the philosophy of biology. If there is something missing, it is the often trifling theories that are thrown out to attract popular audiences.5/5(1).
Part I: Biography CHARLES DARWIN. Charles Robert Darwin's first major scientific forays were into geology, where he studied catastrophes. SIR RONALD AYLMER FISHER. Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher (–) was, along with J. Haldane (–), and Sewall SEWALL WRIGHT. Sewall Wright was one of.
Books shelved as philosophy-of-biology: Philosophy Of Biology by Elliott Sober, Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection by Peter Godfrey-Smith, Darwi. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hull, David L.
Philosophy of biological science. [Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, ] (OCoLC) This is a concise, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to the philosophy of biology written by a leading authority on the subject. Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, the book provides sophisticated and innovative coverage of the central.
The book includes essays and articles from most well-known philosophers of science, in practically every branch and school (from Kuhn to Cartwright).
It is an excellent text for gaining a broader insight into the subject, but not quite for beginners. An excellent addition to a science and/or philosophy /5(6).
The Structure of Biological Science Book Summary: This book provides a comprehensive guide to the conceptual methodological, and epistemological problems of biology, and treats in depth the major developments in molecular biology and evolutionary Philosophy of biological science book that have transformed both biology and its philosophy in recent decades.
At the same time the work is a sustained argument for a particular philosophy of biology. Philosophy of science has a rich history, the understanding of which (apart from the intellectual worth it has in its own right) can help us have a better view of the significance of current approaches to science and of attempted solutions to perennial problems.
Philosophy of science is a difﬁcult subject to deﬁne in large part because philosophy is difﬁcult to deﬁne. But on at least one controversial deﬁnition of philosophy, the relation between the sciences – physical, biological, social and behavioral – and philosophy are so close that philosophy of science.
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Of course you can't use it alone and expect to make it but for explanations trust me this book is your getaway ticket. Whenever I couldn't understand anything I always referred to this book.5/5(2). The first sign of philosophy of biology becoming a mainstream part of philosophy of science was the publication of David Hull’s Philosophy of Biological Science in the prominent Prentice-Hall Foundations of Philosophy series (Hull ).
From then on the field developed rapidly. Discover the best History & Philosophy of Science in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. In probing the interweaving of history and philosophy of biology, scholarly investigation could usefully turn to values, power, and potential future uses and abuses of biological knowledge.
The scientific scope of the series includes evolutionary theory, environmental sciences, genomics, molecular biology, systems biology, biotechnology, biomedicine, race and ethnicity, and sex and gender. Philosophy of Science " is the introductory study of the scientific branch of knowledge.
If you are curious about how the methods of science work at a basic level this is the book for you. Professor of Philosophy of Science, Samir Okasha embarks upon a brief tour that addresses questions concerning assumptions that scientists take for granted/5().
Marta Bertolaso is Assistant Professor for Philosophy of Science at University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy. After a degree in Biological Sciences and some years in the lab, she developed her academic career in the Philosophy of Life : Springer Netherlands.
This Very Short Introduction provides a concise overview of the main themes of contemporary philosophy of science. Beginning with a short history of science to set the scene, Samir Okasha goes on to investigate the nature of scientific reasoning, scientific explanation, revolutions in science, and theories such as realism and anti-realism.4/5(1).
This is a concise, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to the philosophy of biology written by a leading authority on the subject. Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, the book provides sophisticated and innovative coverage of the central topics and many of the latest developments in the An essential introduction to /5.
The aim of this book is to inform biology educators, undergraduate and graduate students in biology and related fields, students in teacher training programs, and curriculum developers about the current state of discussion on the major topics in the philosophy of biology and its implications for teaching biology.
summary This is a concise, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to the philosophy of biology written by a leading authority on the subject.
Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, the book provides sophisticated and innovative coverage of the central topics and many of the latest developments in the by:. Biology & Philosophy aims to publish the best original work in philosophy of biology, broadly understood to span conceptual, theoretical, and methodological issues in the biological sciences.
It is aimed at a broad readership across the sciences and humanities, and welcomes submissions from authors in these disciplines.Philosophy of science is a sub-field of philosophy concerned with the foundations, methods, and implications of science.
The central questions of this study concern what qualifies as science, the reliability of scientific theories, and the ultimate purpose of science.is the most comprehensive review ever provided of the philosophy of science.
Here are the volumes in the Handbook: Philosophy of Science: Focal Issues, edited by Theo Kuipers. Philosophy of Physics, edited by John Earman and Jeremy Butterﬁeld. Philosophy of Biology, edited by Mohan Matthen and Christopher Stephens.