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The Scientist as Philosopher Philosophical Consequences of Great Scientific Discoveries by Friedel Weinert

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Philosophy of science,
  • Science,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • Physics,
  • Science / Physics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Discoveries in science,
  • Philosophy and science

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9317137M
ISBN 103540205802
ISBN 109783540205807

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The thesis will provoke historians and philosophers of science alike and will require a revision of a range of standard views in the history of science and philosophy. The book is key reading for students and scholars in History and Philosophy of Science and will be instructive for and provide a challenge to philosophers, historians and scientists more by: The scientist as philosopher: philosophical consequences of great scientific discoveries / Friedel Weinert. Berlin ; New York: SpringerCited by: History of Scientists and Philosophers Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. The Philosopher & The Scientist Tony Simpson tells us how the Russell-Einstein manifesto led to Pugwash. “He was not only a great scientist but a great man, a man whom it is good to have known and consoling to contemplate.” With these words Bertrand Russell .