Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Science (Paperback)

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By Daniel A. Wilkenfeld (Editor), Richard Samuels (Editor)
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This volume gathers together leading philosophers of science and cognitive scientists from around the world to provide one of the first book-length studies of this important and emerging field. Specific topics considered include learning and the nature of scientific knowledge, the cognitive consequences of exposure to explanations, climate change, and mechanistic reasoning and abstraction. Chapters explore how experimental methods can be applied to questions about the nature of science and show how to fruitfully theorize about the nature and role of science with well-grounded empirical research.

Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Sciencepresents a new direction in the philosophical exploration of science and paves a path for those who might seek to pursue research in experimental philosophy of science.

About the Author


Richard Samuels is Professor of Philosophy at Ohio State University, and previously held appointments at King's College London and the University of Pennsylvania. He has published numerous papers on topics in the philosophy of psychology and foundations of cognitive science. Daniel A. Wilkenfeld is Lecturer in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh, USA.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781350250062
ISBN-10: 1350250066
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: March 25th, 2021
Pages: 264
Language: English
Series: Advances in Experimental Philosophy