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  1. Understanding philosophy of science - James Ladyman 2002 (electronic resource)

    Book Required

  2. Philosophy of pseudoscience: reconsidering the demarcation problem - Massimo Pigliucci, Marteen Boudry 2013

    Book Required

  3. An introduction to the philosophy of science - Lisa Bortolotti c2008

    Book Recommended

  4. The Truth Doesn't Explain Much - Nancy Cartwright 1980

    Article Recommended

  5. What is this thing called science? - A. F. Chalmers 2013 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  6. Revolutionizing the sciences: European knowledge and its ambitions, 1500-1700 - Peter Dear, American Council of Learned Societies 2009 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  7. Can Theories be Refuted?: Essays on the Duhem-Quine Thesis 1976 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended Read P. Duhem, pages 10-40:Physical Theory and Experiment

  8. Pages 28-97: Explanation, Reduction, and Empiricism - Paul K. Feyerabend 1962

    Chapter Recommended

  9. Explanation and Scientific Understanding - Michael Friedman 17/01/1974

    Article Recommended

  10. Studies in the Logic of Explanation - Carl G. Hempel, Paul Oppenheim 1948

    Article Recommended

  11. Chapter 6: Theories and Theoretical Explanation - Carl G. Hempel 1966

    Chapter Recommended

  12. The Clarendon Edition of the Works of David Hume: An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding - David Hume 26/10/2000

    Book Recommended Read D.Hume, Section 4: Sceptical Doubts Concerning the Operations of the Understanding, pp.15-31

  13. The essential tension: selected studies in scientific tradition and change - Thomas S. Kuhn 1977 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended Read Chapter 9: The Essential Tension: Tradition and Innovation in Scientific Research?

  14. The methodology of scientific research programmes - Imre Lakatos 1978 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended Read Chapter 1: Falsification and the Methodology of Scientific Research Programmes

  15. Chapter 6: Research on Sex Differences - Helen E. Longino 1990

    Chapter Recommended

  16. The Fate of Knowledge - Helen E. Longino 2018, ©2002 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended Read Chapter 6: Socializing Knowledge

  17. A historical introduction to the philosophy of science - John Losee 2001, ©2001 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  18. Conjectures and refutations: the growth of scientific knowledge - Karl Popper 2002 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended Read Chapter 1: Science: Conjectures and Refutations

  19. Meaning and Verification - Moritz Schlick 07/1936

    Article Recommended

  20. Positivism and realism - M. Schlick 1948

    Article Recommended

  21. Chapter 6: What is a scientific theory? - P. Suppes 1967

    Chapter Recommended

  22. To Save the Phenomena - Bas C. Van Fraassen 21/10/1976

    Article Recommended

  23. The Instauratio magna: Part 2: Novum organum and associated texts - Francis Bacon, Graham Rees, Maria Wakely 2009, c2004 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  24. Past Central Exam Papers 1 item
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