The Limits Of Science
by Nicholas Rescher
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press 1999
Number of pages: 280
Perfected science is but an idealization that provides a useful contrast to highlight the limited character of what we do and can attain. This lies at the core of various debates in the philosophy of science and Rescher's discussion focuses on the question: how far could science go in principle - what are the theoretical limits on science?
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