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Scientific discovery, case studies / edited by Thomas Nickles.

; Nickles, Thomas, 1943-
Dordrecht, Holland ; D. Reidel Pub. Company ; [1980] .
ISBN 9789027710925, 9027710929, 9027710937

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Other Authors Nickles, Thomas, 1943-
Subjects CIENCIA -- HISTORIA -- CONGRESOS.
Découvertes scientifiques -- Histoire -- Cas, Études de -- Congrès.
Discoveries in science -- History -- Case studies -- Congresses.
Entdeckung.
FILOSOFIA DE LA CIENCIA.
Filosofie.
INVENTOS -- FILOSOFIA -- CONGRESOS.
INVENTOS -- HISTORIA -- CONGRESOS.
Inventions -- Histoire -- Cas, Études de -- Congrès.
Inventions -- History -- Case studies -- Congresses.
Inventions -- Philosophie -- Cas, Études de -- Congrès.
Inventions -- Philosophy -- Case studies -- Congresses.
Naturwissenschaften.
Natuurwetenschappen.
Ontdekkingen.
Philosophie.
Philosophy -- History -- Congresses.
Reno.
Science -- History -- Case studies -- Congresses.
Science -- History -- Congresses.
Science -- Philosophy -- Case studies -- Congresses.
Sciences -- Histoire -- Cas, Études de -- Congrès.
Sciences -- Philosophie -- Cas, Études de -- Congrès.
Series Boston studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 60.
Description xxv, 379 pages ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1980]
[1980]
©1980
Notes Companion volume to the Conference's Scientific discovery, logic, and rationality, which contains a separate selection of papers from the Conference.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Understanding scientific discovery. Scientific judgment : creativity and discovery in scientific thought / Marx W. Wartofsky ; Discussion of Wartofsky's paper ; The rational explanation of historical discoveries / (Panel discussion) -- Theoretical and methodological innovation in the copernican era and beyond : social factors. The legitimation of scientific belief : theory justification by Copernicus / Bruce Wrightsman ; Wilhelm IV of Hesse-Kassel : informal communication and the aristocratic context of discovery / Bruce T. Moran ; The clock metaphor in the history of psychology / Paul McReynolds -- Biological sciences from Darwin to computer diagnosis. The evolving systems approach to creative scientific work : Charles Darwn's early thought / Howard E. Gruber ; Ought philosophers consider scientific discovery? a Darwinian case-study / Michael Ruse ; Theory construction in genetics / Lindley Darden ; Discovery in the biomedical sciences : logic or irrational intuition? / Kenneth F. Schaffner ; Comment on Schaffner / Nancy L. Maull ; Reply / Kenneth F. Schaffner ; Reductionistic research strategies and their biases in the units of selection controversy / William C. Wimsatt -- Physics and chemistry in the twentieth century. The discovery of a new quantum theory / Edward MacKinnon ; The personal character of the discovery of mechanisms in cloud physics / William T. Scott ; The structure of discovery : evolution of structural accounts of chemical bonding / David A. Bantz -- The revolution in geology : continental drift. The method of multiple working hypotheses and development of plate tectonic theory / Rachel Laudan ; Hess's development of his seafloor spreading hypothesis / Hank Frankel.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6421251
(OCoLC)ocm06421251
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