Handbook of the Philosophy of Science

The Handbook of the Philosophy of Science is a comprehensive, multi-volume research collection with contributions from leading figures in all areas of the philo...sophy of science. The Handbook includes sixteen volumes: Focal IssuesPhilosophy of PhysicsPhilosophy of BiologyPhilosophy of MathematicsPhilosophy of LogicPhilosophy of Chemistry and PharmacologyPhilosophy of StatisticsPhilosophy of InformationPhilosophy of Technological SciencesPhilosophy of Complex SystemsPhilosophy of Earth Systems SciencePhilosophy of Psychology and Cognitive SciencePhilosophy of EconomicsPhilosophy of LinguisticsPhilosophy of Anthropology and SociologyPhilosophy of Medicine The Handbook is the most extensive examination ever published of philosophical issues in the sciences, both basic and applied. As the major reference work in the field, the Handbook of the Philosophy of Science will be essential reading for researchers in all branches of the philosophy of science, as well as graduate students and senior undergraduates. It should also draw a large readership of scientists and their students who are interested in methodological issues that arise in their fields. View full descriptionHide full description

Latest volumes

16. Philosophy of Medicine
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods, Fred Gifford
Hardbound, 600 Pages
Published: July 2011
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-51787-6

Philosophy of Anthropology and Sociology
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods, Stephen Turner, Mark Risjord
Hardbound, 900 Pages
Published: October 2006
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-51542-1

Philosophy of Linguistics
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods, Ruth Kempson, Tim Fernando, Nicholas Asher
Hardbound, 598 Pages
Published: January 2012
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-51747-0

Philosophy of Economics
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods, Uskali Mäki
Hardbound, 928 Pages
Published: April 2012
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-51676-3

Other volumes

Philosophy of Psychology and Cognitive Science
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, John Woods, Paul Thagard
Hardbound, 522 Pages
Published: October 2006
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-51540-7

11. Philosophy of Ecology
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods, Bryson Brown, Kevin de Laplante, Kent Peacock
Hardbound, 444 Pages
Published: April 2011
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-51673-2

10. Philosophy of Complex Systems
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods, Cliff Hooker
Hardbound, 952 Pages
Published: May 2011
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-52076-0

Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods, Anthonie Meijers
Hardbound, 1472 Pages
Published: August 2009
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-51667-1

Philosophy of Information
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods, Pieter Adriaans, Johan van Benthem
Hardbound, 1000 Pages
Published: November 2008
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-51726-5

7. Philosophy of Statistics
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods, Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay, Malcolm R. Forster
Hardbound, 1260 Pages
Published: May 2011
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-51862-0

6. Philosophy of Chemistry
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods, Robin Hendry, Paul Needham, Andrea Woody
Hardbound, 575 Pages
Published: November 2011
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-51675-6

Philosophy of Logic
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods, Dale Jacquette
Hardbound, 1218 Pages
Published: October 2006
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-51541-4

Philosophy of Mathematics
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods, Andrew Irvine
Hardbound, 733 Pages
Published: June 2009
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-51555-1

Philosophy of Biology
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods, Mohan Matthen, Christopher Stephens
Hardbound, 638 Pages
Published: February 2007
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-51543-8

Philosophy of Physics
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods, Jeremy Butterfield, John Earman
Hardbound, 1522 Pages
Published: October 2006
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-51560-5

General Philosophy of Science: Focal Issues
Series Editor: Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods, Theo Kuipers
Hardbound, 708 Pages
Published: July 2007
ISBN 13: 978-0-444-51548-3