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Authors: Ahmad Raza (University of Management and Technology, Pakistan) 
Book Description:
The present volume is a collection of original articles of high quality on the Philosophy of Science by philosophers and scientists of international repute. As the title of the book suggests, it looks at the various points of view of leading practitioners, as well as philosophers on the nature and structure of our knowledge of the physical world. The present work brings forth the fundamental ideas of Bacon, Galileo, Newton, Descartes, Popper, Einstein, Thomas Kuhn and several other leading scientists and philosophers. (Imprint: Nova Press)

Table of Contents:
Foreword

Chapter 1. The Structure of Scientific Knowledge.Ahmad Raza, pp. 1-8

Chapter 2. Phenomena of the Universe and the Natural History for the Building up of the Philosophy. Francis Bacon, pp. 9-14

Chapter 3. Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason and Seeking for the Truth in Sciences. Rene Descartes, pp. 15-39

Chapter 4. Considerations on the Copernican Opinion. Galileo Galeli, pp. 41-57

Chapter 5. The Philosophical Importance of Mathematical Logic. Bertrand Russell, pp. 59-67

Chapter 6. Objective Knowledge; A Realist View of Logic, Physics and History. Karl Popper, pp. 69-98

Chapter 7. The Analysis of Sensations and the Relation of the Physical to the Psychical. Ernst Mach, pp. 99-120

Chapter 8. Outline of an Anarchistic Theory of Knowledge. Paul Feyerabend, pp. 121-135

Chapter 9. On Aggression and the Virtue of Scientific Humility. Konrad Lorenz, pp. 137-147

Chapter 10. The Nature and Necessity of Scientific Revolution. Thomas Kuhn, pp. 149-165

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   Series:
      World Philosophy
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 175.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-61209-997-2
   Status: AV
  
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EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
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