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Philosophy of Pseudoscience

Philosophy of Pseudoscience

Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem

Philosophy of Pseudoscience( )
Editor: Pigliucci, Massimo
Boudry, Maarten
ISBN:978-0-226-05196-3
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $38.00
Book Description:

What sets the practice of rigorously tested, sound science apart from pseudoscience? In this volume, the contributors seek to answer this question, known to philosophers of science as "the demarcation problem." This issue has a long history in philosophy, stretching as far back as the early twentieth century and the work of Karl Popper. But by the late 1980s, scholars in the field began to treat the demarcation problem as impossible to solve and futile to ponder. However, the...
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Pages:464
Detailed Subjects: Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.123 x 8.892 x 1.048 Inches
Book Weight:1.522 Pounds

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