Logo

Yorick's World: Science and the Knowing Subject

Large book cover: Yorick's World: Science and the Knowing Subject

Yorick's World: Science and the Knowing Subject
by

Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520079191
ISBN-13: 9780520079199
Number of pages: 412

Description:
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.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Read online
(online reading)

Similar books

Book cover: Science: An Elementary Teacher's GuideScience: An Elementary Teacher's Guide
- Wikibooks
This book serves as a guide for elementary teachers to effectively teach science in their classrooms. It is also intended to provide elementary education majors with the science background they need for their qualifying exams.
(3375 views)
Book cover: The Impact of Science on SocietyThe Impact of Science on Society
by - NASA
Science and technology have had a major impact on society, and their impact is growing. The authors cover the impact of science on society from the time of man's first significant scientific invention to that of expected future scientific advances.
(15024 views)
Book cover: The Scientific Revolution RevisitedThe Scientific Revolution Revisited
by - Open Book Publishers
Mikulas Teich examines the ways of investigating and understanding nature that matured during the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance, insisting on the essential interpenetration of such inquiry with its changing social environment.
(4031 views)
Book cover: A History of ScienceA History of Science
by - Project Gutenberg
We shall best understand our story of the growth of science if we think of each new principle as a stepping-stone which must fit into its own particular niche. The story of the building of this wonderful structure is in itself fascinating.
(11568 views)