Join the quest for truth. Understand what science means, how it came about, and why it matters.
A modern understanding of the world is unthinkable without science, but what exactly is it? What does it mean to say that something is 'scientific'? How are its results justified? From the genetic basis of life, to the structures of the universe and the atom, TEACH YOURSELF PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE explores how the key ideas that shape our world have been developed.
- Investigate the history of science.
- Examine scientific method.
- Discover key philosophers and scientists.
- Explore the impact of science on Western thought.
About the Author
Mel Thompson (Chelmsford, England) is a bestselling author specializing in philosophy, religion and ethics.
Series: Teach Yourself
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 17th August 2012
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.1 x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.19