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The Resource World changes: Thomas Kuhn and the nature of science

World changes: Thomas Kuhn and the nature of science

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World changes: Thomas Kuhn and the nature of science
Title
World changes: Thomas Kuhn and the nature of science
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thomas Kuhn's book "The Structure of Scientific Revolution" called into question such central notions of good science as the concept of absolute truth and the observation/theory distinction. Inspired by this work, each of these 12 essays address a central aspect of Kuhn's thought
Cataloging source
UkLiU
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q175.3
LC item number
.W67 1993
Literary form
non fiction
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Horwich, Paul
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  • Science
  • Science
  • Kuhn, Thomas S
  • Kuhn
  • Kuhn, Thomas S
Label
World changes: Thomas Kuhn and the nature of science
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thomas Kuhn, colleague and friend / Carl G. Hempel -- Carnap, Kuhn, and the philosophy of scientific methodology / John Earman -- Remarks on the history of science and the history of philosophy / Michael Friedman -- Rationality and paradigm change in science / Ernan McMullin -- A mathematicians' mutiny, with morals / J.L. Heilbron -- Science and humanism in the Renaissance : Regiomontanus's Oration on the dignity and utility of the mathematical sciences / N.M. Swerdlow -- Design for experimenting / Jed Z. Buchwald -- Mediations : enlightenment balancing acts, or the technologies of rationalism / M. Norton Wise -- How we relate theory to observation / Nancy Cartwright -- Working in a new world : the taxonomic solution / Ian Hacking -- Afterwords / Thomas S. Kuhn
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 356 pages
Isbn
9780262581387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
World changes: Thomas Kuhn and the nature of science
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thomas Kuhn, colleague and friend / Carl G. Hempel -- Carnap, Kuhn, and the philosophy of scientific methodology / John Earman -- Remarks on the history of science and the history of philosophy / Michael Friedman -- Rationality and paradigm change in science / Ernan McMullin -- A mathematicians' mutiny, with morals / J.L. Heilbron -- Science and humanism in the Renaissance : Regiomontanus's Oration on the dignity and utility of the mathematical sciences / N.M. Swerdlow -- Design for experimenting / Jed Z. Buchwald -- Mediations : enlightenment balancing acts, or the technologies of rationalism / M. Norton Wise -- How we relate theory to observation / Nancy Cartwright -- Working in a new world : the taxonomic solution / Ian Hacking -- Afterwords / Thomas S. Kuhn
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 356 pages
Isbn
9780262581387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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