Science and Relativism: Some Key Controversies in the Philosophy of Science - Science & Its Conceptual Foundations S. (Paperback)Larry Lauden (author)
Paperback 194 Pages / Published: 01/08/1990
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In recent years, many members of the intellectual community have embraced a radical relativism regarding knowledge in general and scientific knowledge in particular, holding that Kuhn, Quine, and Feyerabend have knocked the traditional picture of scientific knowledge into a cocked hat. Is philosophy of science, or mistaken impressions of it, responsible for the rise of relativism? In this book, Laudan offers a trenchant, wide-ranging critique of cognitive relativism and a thorough introduction to major issues in the philosophy of knowledge.
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Number of pages: 194
Weight: 226 g
Dimensions: 208 x 147 x 14 mm
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