Group Rationality in Scientific Research


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Under what conditions is a group of scientists rational? How would rational scientists collectively agree to make their group more effective? What sorts of negotiations would occur among them and under what conditions? What effect would their final agreement have on science and society? These questions have been central to the philosophy of science for the last two decades. In this 2007 book, Husain Sarkar proposes answers to them by building on classical solutions - the skeptical view, two versions of the subjectivist view ...

Group Rationality in Scientific Research 2016, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521871136


Group Rationality in Scientific Research 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521317986

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