Philosophy, Science, Education and Culture

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-3769-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-3770-2 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Epistemology and Education

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      Pages 23-49

      Belief, Learning and Education

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      Pages 52-90

      Knowledge, Education and Critical Inquiry

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      Pages 91-110

      Plato on Knowledge, and a Socratic Model of Inquiry

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      Pages 112-147

      Some Problems for Theories of Knowledge and Their Resolution

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      Pages 150-179

      Varieties of Constructivism and the Inaccessibility of Reality Argument

  2. Philosophy of Science, Methodology and Science Education

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      Pages 185-205

      The Aims of Science and Critical Inquiry

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      Pages 207-230

      Naive Inductivism as a Methodology in Science

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      Pages 231-258

      Hypothetico-Deductivism as a Methodology in Science

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      Pages 259-261

      Bayesian Methodology in Science

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      Pages 285-318

      Scientific Realism and Modelling Reality

  3. The Postmodernist Impasse

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      Pages 325-354

      Sociology Versus Rationality in Science

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      Pages 355-388

      Lyotard,Postmodernism and Education

  4. Science Education, Culture and Politics

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      Pages 393-439

      Multiculturalism and Science Education

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      Pages 441-459

      Politics of Science and Science Education