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By Steven French

ISBN-10: 1474245234

ISBN-13: 9781474245234

ISBN-10: 1474245242

ISBN-13: 9781474245241

technological know-how has made a big impact on human society over hundred years, yet how does it paintings? How do scientists do the issues they do? How do they arrive up with the theories? How do they attempt them? How do they use those theories to give an explanation for phenomena? How do they draw conclusions from them approximately how the realm will be?

Now up to date, this moment variation of Philosophy of technology: Key Concepts seems to be at every one of those questions and extra. Taking in flip the elemental theories, strategies and perspectives mendacity on the center of the philosophy of technology, this enticing advent illuminates the clinical perform and offers a greater appreciation of the way technology really works. It features:

- Chapters on discovery, facts, verification and falsification, realism and objectivity
- obtainable overviews of labor of key thinkers equivalent to Galileo, Einstein and Mullis
- a brand new bankruptcy on explanation
- a longer variety of easy-to-follow and modern examples to aid clarify extra technical ideas
- examine workouts, an annotated bibliography and recommendations of the place to move Next

Succinct and approachable, Philosophy of technological know-how: Key Concepts outlines probably the most important and critical clinical questions, difficulties and arguments with no assuming previous wisdom of philosophy. This stress-free creation is the suitable place to begin for an individual seeking to know the way and why technology has formed and adjusted our view of the world.

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