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PHIL1109
Module Reading List

How Science Works, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Juha Saatsi
J.T.Saatsi@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Steven French (2007) Science : key concepts in philosophy. Continuum: London. Pages 90-96, 101-111. Core

David Hume. An enquiry concerning human understanding. Sections 4 and 5.  

Nelson Goodman (1983) Fact, fiction and forecast, 4th Ed. Harvard University Press. Chapter 3. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Thomas Kuhn (1962) The structure of scientific revolutions.. University of Chicago Press. Chapter 10. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Helen Longino (1996) Cognitive and Non-cognitive values in science: Rethinking the dichotomy. Feminism, Science, and the Philosophy of Science. Springer, Dordrecht. pp 39-58. Core. 

Steven French (2007) Science : key concepts in philosophy. Continuum: London. Chapter 10. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   

Oppenheim, P. and H. Putnam, 1958, “The unity of science as a working hypothesis”, in H. Feigl et al. (eds.), Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science., vol. 2, Minneapolis: Minnesota University Press. - Available online: https://mechanism.ucsd.edu/teaching/philsci/openheim.putnam.unity.pdf     

Jerry Fodor (1974) Special sciences (or: the disunity of science as a working hypothesis). Synthese. 28(2): 97-115. Core 

Bas van Fraassen (1980) The scientific image, Clarendon Press. pp. 1-19.    

This list was last updated on 07/01/2022