2.4 Isaac Newton and Instrumentalism

A series of lectures delivered by Peter Millican to first-year philosophy students at the University of Oxford. The lectures comprise the 8-week General Philosophy course and were delivered in late 2009.

Slides for all his lectures can be found here:
podcasts.ox.ac.uk/people/peter-millican

Learn more about Oxford:
www.ox.ac.uk

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