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The Metaphysics of Science: An Account of Modern Science in Terms of Principles, Laws and Theories, Craig Dilworth, Dordrecht, Springer, 2007, 2nd ed.

Maxwell, N; (2009) The Metaphysics of Science: An Account of Modern Science in Terms of Principles, Laws and Theories, Craig Dilworth, Dordrecht, Springer, 2007, 2nd ed. [Review]. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science , 23 (2) 228 - 232. 10.1080/02698590903007220. Green open access

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Abstract

This book propounds an immensely important idea. Science makes metaphysical presuppositions. I must, however, at once declare an interest. For well over thirty years I have myself been expounding and arguing for just this idea.

Type: Article
Title: The Metaphysics of Science: An Account of Modern Science in Terms of Principles, Laws and Theories, Craig Dilworth, Dordrecht, Springer, 2007, 2nd ed.
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1080/02698590903007220
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02698590903007220
Language: English
Additional information: This is an electronic version of an article published in Maxwell, N (2009) The Metaphysics of Science: An Account of Modern Science in Terms of Principles, Laws and Theories, Craig Dilworth, Dordrecht, Springer, 2007, 2nd ed. [Review]. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 23 (2) 228 - 232. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science is available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=0269-8595&date=2009&volume=23&issue=2&spage=228
Keywords: Natural science, metaphysics, Physicalism, Theoretical unity, explanation, methodology
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
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UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences > Dept of Science and Technology Studies
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/105622
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