The Advancement of Science : Science Without Legend, Objectivity Without Illusions eBook

Setting a new agenda for the philosophy of science and for other "science studies" disciplines, in this book the well-known philosopher Philip Kitcher offers an innovative and detailed picture of the advancement of science. During the last three decades, reflections on the growth of scientific ...

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AUTHOR
Philip Kitcher
FILESIZE
9,17 MB
PUBLISH DATE
20 Apr 1995
LANGUAGE
English
ISBN
9780195096538

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Philip Kitcher resurrects notions of objectivity and progress in science by identifying both the limitations of idealized treatments of the growth of knowledge and overreactions to philosophical idealizations.


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