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    W. Newton-Smith (1981). The Rationality of Science. Routledge & Kegan Paul.
    A clear, original and systematic introduction to philosophy of science which examines the theories of Popper, Lakatos, Kuhn and Feyerabend before proposing a ...
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    W. Newton-Smith (1980). The Structure of Time. Routledge & Kegan Paul.
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    W. Newton-Smith (ed.) (2000). A Companion to the Philosophy of Science. Blackwell Publishers.
    Taken as a whole, the volume provides an unparalleled survey of all the topical areas, major methods, and stances in the philosophy of science.
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    William H. Newton-Smith (1981). On the Rational Explanation of the Scientific Chance. Grazer Philosophische Studien 12:47-77.
    On a rational model of science (cf. Lakatos or Laudan), to decide on the appropriate type of explanation of a given scientific change requires a normative assessment made by reference to the model. Showing that a transition fits the model, displays it to be rational and thereby explains it. On the strong programme in the sociology of scientific knowledge (cf. Bloor and Barnes), normative assessment is irrelevant to explanation. All changes require the same type of explanation (the symmetry thesis); namely, (...)
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    W. Newton-Smith & Steven Lukes (1978). The Underdetermination of Theory by Data. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 52 (1):71 - 107.
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    W. Newton-Smith (1985). Logic: An Introductory Course. Routledge & Kegan Paul.
    A complete introduction to logic for first-year university students with no background in logic, philosophy or mathematics.
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  7. William Newton-Smith (1982). Relativism and the Possibility of Interpretation. In Martin Hollis & Steven Lukes (eds.), Rationality and Relativism. MIT Press 106--122.
     
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    W. Newton-Smith, Tʻien-chi Chiang & E. James (eds.) (1992). Popper in China. Routledge.
    INTRODUCTION G. Soros I was hoping to deliver a paper at the Wuhan Conference on Karl Popper's philosophy, but business interfered. ...
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    W. H. Newton-Smith (1992). “Scientific Discovery as Problem Solving” by H. A. Simon. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 6 (1):49 – 52.
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    W. H. Newton-Smith (1977). A Theory of Possibility, by Nicholas Rescher. [REVIEW] Philosophical Quarterly 27 (106):78.
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    William Newton-Smith (1988). Modest Realism. PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1988:179 - 189.
    Realism as an explanatory theory of science (faded realism) is not convincing. However, neither "internal realism" nor instrumentalism are plausible. Assuming common sense realism a non-explanatory form of scientific realism (modest realism) can be defended. Modest realism has affinities with Fine's NOA. To NOA it adds a descriptive thesis about scientific progress towards truth or verisimilitude. In addition it adds a concern with purely philosophical issues which arise in reflections on the nature of science. However, there is little to say (...)
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  12. W. Newton-Smith (1973). Philosophy and Personal Relationships.
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    W. Newton-Smith (1984). The Role of Interests in Science. Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures 18:59-73.
    A series of lectures organized in part by the Society for Applied Philosophy and entitled ‘Philosophy and Practice’ is presumably aimed at displaying the practical implications of philosophical doctrines and/or applying philosophical skills to practical questions. The topic of this paper, the role of interests in science, certainly meets the first condition. For as will be argued there are a number of theses concerning the role of interests in science which have considerable implications for how one should see the scientific (...)
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  14. W. H. Newton-Smith (1986). Space, Time and Space-Time: A Philosopher's View. In Raymond Flood & Michael Lockwood (eds.), The Nature of Time. B. Blackwell 22--35.
     
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  15. W. Newton-Smith (1981). In Defence of Truth. In Uffe Juul Jensen & Rom Harré (eds.), The Philosophy of Evolution. St. Martin's Press 269--94.
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    W. Newton-Smith (1971). God and Timelessness. By Nelson Pike. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. 1970. 40 S. Dialogue 10 (1):201-203.
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    W. H. Newton-Smith (1972). Armchair Cosmology. Philosophy 47 (179):64 - 66.
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    W. H. Newton-Smith (1995). Popper, Science and Rationality. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 39:13-30.
    We all think that science is special. Its products—its technological spin-off—dominate our lives which are thereby sometimes enriched and sometimes impoverished but always affected. Even the most outlandish critics of science such as Feyerabend implicitly recognize its success. Feyerabend told us that science was a congame. Scientists had so successfully hood-winked us into adopting its ideology that other equally legitimate forms of activity—alchemy, witchcraft and magic—lost out. He conjured up a vision of much enriched lives if only we could free (...)
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    Peter Gibbins & W. Newton-Smith (1982). "Or", "Not", and the Way Things Are. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 56 (1):51 - 81.
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    W. Newton-smith (1978). Reviews. [REVIEW] British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 29 (3):281-283.
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    W. H. Newton-Smith & K. V. Wilkes (1989). Introduction. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 3 (2):1.
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    W. H. Newton-Smith & K. V. Wilkes (1987). Introduction. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 1 (2):141 – 142.
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  23. Jeremy Butterfield & W. H. Newton-Smith (1983). The Structure of Time. Philosophical Review 92 (3):468.
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  24. David Christensen & W. H. Newton-Smith (1984). The Rationality of Science. Philosophical Review 93 (3):471.
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  25. Ward Eaton Jones, Samir Okasha & W. Newton-Smith (1988). A Selective Bibliography of the Philosophy of Science. Sub-Faculty of Philosophy [University of Oxford].
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  26. W. J. Mander & W. Newton-Smith (1988). A Selective Bibliography of the Philosophy of Science. Sub-Faculty of Philosophy [University of Oxford].
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    K. A. Mohyeldin Said, W. H. Newton-Smith, R. Viale & K. V. Wilkes (eds.) (1990). Modelling the Mind. Clarendon Press.
    Cognitive science is currently a rapidly expanding area of research. Much is being written on it, but this collection is notable for its contributors who are extremely eminent and distinguished in the subject . The collection is well-balanced, since it includes the work of both philosophers and scientists . It will therefore appeal to all academics interested in the subject, irrespective of whether they have approached the subject from a philosophical or from a scientific point of view.
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  28. W. H. Newton-Smith (ed.) (1999). A Companion to Philosophy of Science. Blackwell.
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  29. W. Newton-Smith (1977). A Study Guide to the Philosophy of Physics. Sub-Faculty of Philosophy, [Oxford University].
     
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  30. W. H. Newton-Smith (1985). Berkeley's Philosophy of Science. In John Foster & Howard Robinson (eds.), Essays on Berkeley: A Tercentennial Celebration. Oxford University Press
     
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  31. William Newton-Smith (1978). DAVIES, P. C. W.: "Space and Time in the Modern Universe". [REVIEW] British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 29:289.
     
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  32. W. H. Newton-Smith (2003). Logic: An Introductory Course. Routledge.
    First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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  33. W. Newton-Smith (1973). A Conceptual Analysis of Love. In Philosophy and Personal Relationships.
     
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  34. W. Newton-smith (1969). Reviews. [REVIEW] British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 20 (3):281-283.
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  35. W. Newton-Smith (1975). The Concept of Time.
     
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  36. W. H. Newton-Smith (2016). The Rationality of Science. Routledge.
    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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  37. W. H. Newton-Smith, M. Przelecki & R. Wojcicki (1979). Twenty-Five Years of Logical Methodology in Poland. Philosophical Quarterly 29 (115):172.
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