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Science in Flux - Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science 28 (Paperback)
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Science in Flux - Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science 28 (Paperback)

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Paperback 559 Pages / Published: 31/08/1975
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Joseph Agassi is a critic, a gadfly, a debunker and deflater; he is also a constructor, a speculator and an imaginative scholaro In the history and philosophy of science, he has been Peck's bad boy, delighting in sharp and pungent criticism, relishing directness and simplicity, and enjoying it all enormously. As one of that small group of Popper's students (ineluding Bartley, Feyerabend and Lakatos) who took Popper seriously enough to criticize him, Agassi remained his own man, holding Popper's work itself to the criteria of critical refutation. Agassi's range is wide and his publications proliik. He has published serious studies in the historiography of science, applied sociology (on Hong Kong with LC. Jarvie), foundations of anthropology, interpretive scientific biography (Faraday), Judaic studies, philosophy of technology (which Agassi pioneered, particulady in distinguishing it from the philosophy of science), as weIl as the many works on the Iogic, methodoI- ogy, and history of science. Even as we go to press, Agassi's works are appearing; we append an imperfect and selected bibliography. For Agassi, the test of relevance is whether something is interesting.

Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789027706126
Number of pages: 559
Weight: 920 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 30 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 197

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