The Comprehensibility of the Universe: A New Conception of Science

Oxford University Press (1998)
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This book puts forth a radically new conception of science. Maxwell argues that the prevailing view of the relation between scientific theory and evidence is untenable; he calls for a new orthodoxy that sees science as making a hierarchy of assumptions about the comprehensibility of the universe. This new conception has significant implications for both philosophy and science, promises to heal the rift between the two, and will be essential reading for people working in both fields.
Keywords Science Philosophy  Metaphysics  Science Methodology
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Call number Q175.M4116 1998
ISBN(s) 9780198237761   0198237766  
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