Metaphysics in Science, Paperback / softback Book

Metaphysics in Science Paperback / softback

Edited by Alice Drewery

Part of the Ratio Special Issues series

Paperback / softback

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This book presents work at the forefront of scholarly debate about the relevance of substantial metaphysical theories to science. * Responds in particular to recent publications by Brian Ellis on scientific essentialism, especially on the topics of laws, natural kinds and realism. * Contains a new paper by Brian Ellis, commentary and criticism from philosophers on Ellis's work, and a reply by Ellis to his critics.