Eppur si muove: Doing History and Philosophy of Science with Peter Machamer : A Collection of Essays in Honor of Peter Machamer

Eppur si muove: Doing History and Philosophy of Science with Peter Machamer : A Collection of Essays in Honor of Peter Machamer

Description

This volume is a collection of original essays focusing on a wide range of topics in the History and Philosophy of Science. It is a festschrift for Peter Machamer, which includes contributions from scholars who, at one time or another, were his students. The essays bring together analyses of issues and debates spanning from early modern science and philosophy through the 21st century. Machamer's influence is reflected in the volume's broad range of topics. These include: underdetermination, scientific practice, scientific models, mechanistic explanation in contemporary and historical science, values in science, the relationship between philosophy and psychology, experimentation, supervenience and reductionism.


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Details

Author(s)
Marcus P. Adams, Zvi Biener, Uljana Feest, Jacqueline A. Sullivan
Format
Hardback | 208 pages
Dimensions
155 x 235 x 14.22mm | 4,616g
Publication date
14 Apr 2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG
Publication City/Country
Cham, Switzerland
Language
English
Edition Statement
1st ed. 2017
Illustrations note
7 Illustrations, black and white; XIV, 208 p. 7 illus.
ISBN10
3319527665
ISBN13
9783319527666