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Knowing Things for Sure: Science and Truth

Knowing Things for Sure: Science and Truth (Paperback)

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In science it is obvious that we are certain about many things, but among philosophers there is little agreement as to why we know these things. In Knowing Things for Sure physicist and realist philosopher, Mariano Artigas traces the confusion to non-realist philosophies and argues that practitioners of experimental science do reach logical truths about reality.

Sport & Hobbies Publisher: University Press of America Publication Date: 29/07/2006 ISBN-13: 9780761835110  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Mariano Artigas is a full Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain. A celebrated scholar, Artigas received a Ph.D. in Physics and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Barcelona. He is an accomplished author with more than 15 books published, including the original Spanish version of Knowing Things for Sure (Filosofia de la Ciencia Experimental). Translator Alan McCone, Jr. has 25 years of experience in scientific research and currently is the principle investigator into the foundations of physics at the Occidental Science Institute in San Francisco, California. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Maryland.

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