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Yorick's World: Science and the Knowing Subject

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Yorick's World: Science and the Knowing Subject
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520079191
ISBN-13: 9780520079199
Number of pages: 412

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Peter Caws provides a fresh and often iconoclastic treatment of some of the most vexing problems in the philosophy of science: explanation, induction, causality, evolution, discovery, artificial intelligence, and the social implications of technological rationality.

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