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The Resource Explanations : styles of explanation in science, edited by John Cornwell

Explanations : styles of explanation in science, edited by John Cornwell

Label
Explanations : styles of explanation in science
Title
Explanations
Title remainder
styles of explanation in science
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Cornwell
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
121.68
Index
index present
LC call number
BD237
LC item number
.E97 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cornwell, John
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Explanation
Label
Explanations : styles of explanation in science, edited by John Cornwell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What good is an explanation? / Peter Lipton -- Can science explain everything? Can science explain anything? / Steven Weinberg -- Explaining the universe / Martin Rees -- Does physics rule the roost of scientific explanation? / William C. Saslaw -- Mathematical explanation / John D. Barrow -- Ponderable matter : explanation in chemistry / Peter Atkins -- The biology of the future and the future of biology / Steven Rose -- Teleology : the explanation that bedevils biology / David Hanke -- What is it not like to be a brain? / Colin McGinn -- Ontology and scientific explanation / Tian Yu Cao -- From explanation to interpretation in social anthropology / Jack Goody -- Passing it on : redescribing scientific explanation / Jon Turney
Control code
53156390
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxv, 238 pages
Isbn
9780198607786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Explanations : styles of explanation in science, edited by John Cornwell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What good is an explanation? / Peter Lipton -- Can science explain everything? Can science explain anything? / Steven Weinberg -- Explaining the universe / Martin Rees -- Does physics rule the roost of scientific explanation? / William C. Saslaw -- Mathematical explanation / John D. Barrow -- Ponderable matter : explanation in chemistry / Peter Atkins -- The biology of the future and the future of biology / Steven Rose -- Teleology : the explanation that bedevils biology / David Hanke -- What is it not like to be a brain? / Colin McGinn -- Ontology and scientific explanation / Tian Yu Cao -- From explanation to interpretation in social anthropology / Jack Goody -- Passing it on : redescribing scientific explanation / Jon Turney
Control code
53156390
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxv, 238 pages
Isbn
9780198607786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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