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About this product
- DescriptionThis book uses philosophy, science and probability to analyse why simpler theories are better than theories that are more complex.
- Author BiographyElliott Sober is Hans Reichenbach Professor and William F. Vilas Research Professor in the Department of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Madison. In 2014 the Philosophy of Science Association awarded him the Carl Gustav Hempel Award for lifetime achievement in philosophy of science. His publications include: Evidence and Evolution: The Logic Behind the Science (2008), Did Darwin Write the Origin Backwards?: Philosophical Essays on Darwin's Theory (2011) and Unto Others: The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behavior (1998, co-authored with David Wilson).
- PrizesShortlisted for PROSE Awards: Philosophy 2016.
- Author(s)Elliott Sober
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication23/07/2015
- GenreScience: General & Reference
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note42 b/w illus.
- Weight800 g
- Width174 mm
- Height247 mm
- Spine19 mm
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