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The Limits Of Science by Nicholas Rescher

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The Limits Of Science
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Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0822957132
ISBN-13: 9780822957133
Number of pages: 280

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Perfected science is but an idealization that provides a useful contrast to highlight the limited character of what we do and can attain. This lies at the core of various debates in the philosophy of science and Rescher's discussion focuses on the question: how far could science go in principle - what are the theoretical limits on science?

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