Copernicus, Darwin, & Freud: Revolutions in the History and Philosophy of Science

Copernicus, Darwin, & Freud: Revolutions in the History and Philosophy of Science

Author(s): Friedel Weinert

Published Online: 9 MAR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405181846

Online ISBN: 9781444304930

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304930

About this Book

Using Copernicanism, Darwinism, and Freudianism as examples of scientific traditions, Copernicus, Darwin and Freud takes a philosophical look at these three revolutions in thought to illustrate the connections between science and philosophy.

  • Shows how these revolutions in thought lead to philosophical consequences
  • Provides extended case studies of Copernicanism, Darwinism, and Freudianism
  • Integrates the history of science and the philosophy of science like no other text
  • Covers both the philosophy of natural and social science in one volume

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