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The proper ambition of science [electronic resource] / edited by M.W.F. Stone and Jonathan Wolff.

Contributor(s): Stone, M. W. F. (Martin William Francis), 1965- | Wolff, Jonathan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: London studies in the history of philosophy: v. 2.Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000Description: 1 online resource (viii, 231 p.).ISBN: 0203272587 (electronic bk.); 9780203272589 (electronic bk.); 9780203446263; 0203446267; 9780415186179; 041518617X.Subject(s): Science -- Philosophy | Science and civilization | Electronic books | SCIENCE -- Philosophy & Social Aspects | Andre fag (naturvidenskab og teknik) Andre fagGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Proper ambition of science.DDC classification: 501 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Science, philosophy and human life in the Ancient World / R.W. Sharples -- Theology, philosophy and 'science' in the thirteenth century : the case of Albert the Great / M.W.F. Stone -- The seventeenth century and the reconstruction of knowledge / G.A.J. Rogers -- The end of hierarchy : physics and metaphysics in the scientific revolution / J.R. Milton -- Science in the service of life : Nietzsche's objectivism / Aaron Ridley -- Pragmatism : commonsense and the limits of science / Christopher Hookway -- Husserl and the crisis of the European sciences / Dermot Morgan -- Some scientism, some historicism, some critics : Hayek's and Popper's critiques revisited / Thomas E. Uebel -- The rise of physicalism / David Papineau -- Against the completability of science / Nancy Cartwright.
Summary: What is the proper relation between the scientific world view and other aspects of human knowledge and experience? Nine case studies show how this question has been addressed throughout the ages.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Science, philosophy and human life in the Ancient World / R.W. Sharples -- Theology, philosophy and 'science' in the thirteenth century : the case of Albert the Great / M.W.F. Stone -- The seventeenth century and the reconstruction of knowledge / G.A.J. Rogers -- The end of hierarchy : physics and metaphysics in the scientific revolution / J.R. Milton -- Science in the service of life : Nietzsche's objectivism / Aaron Ridley -- Pragmatism : commonsense and the limits of science / Christopher Hookway -- Husserl and the crisis of the European sciences / Dermot Morgan -- Some scientism, some historicism, some critics : Hayek's and Popper's critiques revisited / Thomas E. Uebel -- The rise of physicalism / David Papineau -- Against the completability of science / Nancy Cartwright.

What is the proper relation between the scientific world view and other aspects of human knowledge and experience? Nine case studies show how this question has been addressed throughout the ages.

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