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This book both introduces the philosophy of science through examination of the occult and examines the occult rigorously enough to raise central issues in the philosophy of science. Placed in the context of the occult, philosophy of science issues become immediately understandable and forcefully compelling.
Divergent views on astrology, parapsychology, and quantum mechanic
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Paperback, 402 pages
Published July 17th 1990 by State University of New York Press
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This book is an excellent anthology of articles on the the philosophy of science. The central theme of this book is exploring the definition of "Science" and how to differentiate it from "pseudoscience," and what exactly that means. The tone and format are somewhat different that Arthur Zucker's Introduction to the Philosophy of Science, but the quality of the selections is comparable. I remember that the selections and the tone were polarizing in the college class where I first read this, and I ...more
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Dr. Patrick Grim is Distinguished Teaching Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

He graduated with highest honors in anthropology and philosophy from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He was named a Fulbright Fellow to the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, from which he earned his B.Phil. He earned his Ph.D. from Boston University.

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