HAROLD I. BROWN
Title: Perception, Theory, and Commitment: The New Philosophy of Science
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: Used - Very Good
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press 1993-09-01
0226076180 / 9780226076188
Seller ID: 20080318136630
Used - very good. Previous owner inscription, some instances of pencil underlining & margin marks, overall book appearance as new, very nice!
An Eighth Day View:
With originality and clarity, Harold Brown outlines first the logical
empiricist tradition and then the more historical and process-oriented
approach he calls the "new philosophy of science." Examining the two
together, he describes the very transition between them as an example
of the kind of change in historical tradition with which the new
philosophy of science concerns itself.
"I would recommend it to every historian of science and to every
philosopher of science. . . . I found it clear, readable, accurate,
cogent, insightful, perceptive, judicious, and full of original
--Maurice A. Finocchiaro, "Isis"
"The best and most original aspect of the book is its overall
--Thomas S. Kuhn
Harold I. Brown is professor of philosophy at Northern Illinois