Theories of Scientific Progress: An Introduction


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What is the nature of scientific progress and what makes it possible? When we look back at the scientific theories of the past and compare them to the state of science today, there seems little doubt that we have made progress. But how have we made this progress? Is it a continuous process which gradually incorporates past successes into present theories, or are entrenched theories overthrown by superior competitors in a revolutionary manner? Theories of Scientific Progress presents the arguments for and against both these ...

Theories of Scientific Progress: An Introduction 2003, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415320672

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