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An Account of Scientific Explanation

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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674062573

Publication Date: 09/30/2011

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536 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 line illustrations, 1 table

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Michael Strevens is Professor of Philosophy at New York University. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2017.

Awards & Accolades

  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2009
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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene