The Theory of Science

The Theory of Science

A Philosophical Investigation Into the Symbolic Reduction of Experience

eBook - 2010
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Edwin Mellen Pr
This book views Science as the quest for understanding, distinguishes it from the many works on the Philosophy of Science from the last century which insisted that Science is the quest for knowledge. By that was meant that the goal of scientific activity is possession of the Truth. The ultimate reason for this position was that the Analytic Philosophy of the Twentieth-Century was built upon a logic of truth-values. The author's particular claim is this: that what makes Science Science can only be the peculiar mode of its exercise of reason.

Publisher: Lewiston, NY : Edwin Mellen Press, Ă2010
ISBN: 9780773416871
0773416870
9780773436091
077343609X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 251 pages) : illustrations

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