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Introduction: What is the Philosophy of Science

Hitchcock, Christopher R. (2004) Introduction: What is the Philosophy of Science. In: Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Science. Blackwell Publishers , Malden, MA , pp. 1-19. ISBN 9781405101523. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140408-143620983

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What is the philosophy of science? It is the application of philosophical methods to philosophical problems as they arise in the context of the sciences. That's not a particularly helpful answer as it stands, but at least it allows us to break our original question into parts: What are the methods of philosophy? What are philosophical problems? How do these problems arise within different scientific fields?


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