An archive for preprints in philosophy of science welcome to philsci-archive, an electronic archive specifically tailored to and run by philosophers of science. Philosophy of science is the part of philosophy that studies the sciences philosophers who are interested in science study how knowledge is built up by scientists. Books shelved as philosophy-of-science: against method: outline of an anarchistic theory of knowledge by paul karl feyerabend, the logic of scientific di. History of science philosophy of science history of science science has an illustrious history spanning centuries of innovative thinkers and discover. The history and philosophy of science is an interdisciplinary field that traces its origin to foundational works such as thomas kuhn's structure of scientific. Center for philosophy of science university of pittsburgh 817 cathedral of learning pittsburgh, pa 15260 phone: (412) 624-1052 fax: (412) 624-3895 e-mail: pittcntr. What is science is there a real difference between science and myth is science objective can science explain everything this very short introduction provides a.
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