By Michael Ruse (auth.), Michael Ruse (eds.)
Philosophers of technological know-how often bemoan (or cheer) the truth that this present day, with the meant cave in of logical empiricism, there are actually ;;10 grand structures. despite the fact that, even supposing this mayor will not be actual, and if precise mayor will not be a reason for pride, not anyone should still finish that the philosophy of technology has flooring to a halt, its difficulties exhausted and its practioners dispirited. actually, during this publish Kuhnian age the topic hasn't ever been extra alive, as we paintings with enthusiasm on distinct issues, historic and conceptual. And no subject has grown and thrived fairly just like the philosophy of biology, which now has many scholars within the box generating high quality articles and monographs. The luck of this topic is due chiefly to the paintings and impact of 1 guy: David Hull. In his personal writings and within the aid he has given to others, he has proven precise management, within the top Platonic feel. it truly is now 20 years given that Hull fnt gave his seminal paper 'What the philosophy of biology is not', and to mark that time and to teach our admire, gratitude and affection to its writer, a couple of us who owe a lot to Hull determined to supply a quantity of essays on and round issues to which Hull has spoken.