The Structure and Growth of Scientific Knowledge: A Study in the Methodology of Epistemic Appraisal - Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science 73 (Hardback)
  • The Structure and Growth of Scientific Knowledge: A Study in the Methodology of Epistemic Appraisal - Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science 73 (Hardback)
zoom

The Structure and Growth of Scientific Knowledge: A Study in the Methodology of Epistemic Appraisal - Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science 73 (Hardback)

(author)
£139.99
Hardback 231 Pages / Published: 31/12/1982
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Professor Pandit, working among the admirable group of philosophers at the University of Delhi, has written a fundamental criticism and a constructive re-interpretation of all that has been preserved as serious epistemological and methodological reflections on the sciences in modern Western philosoph- from the times of Galileo, Newton, Descartes and Leibniz to those of Russell and Wittgenstein, Carnap and Popper, and, we need hardly add, onward to the troubling relativisms and reconstructions of historical epistemologies in the works of Hanson, Kuhn, Lakatos and Feyerabend. His themes are intrigu- ing, set forth as they are with masterly case studies of physics and the life sciences, and within an original conceptual framework for philosophical analysis of the processes, functions, and structures of scientific knowing. Pandit's contributions deserve thoughtful examination. For our part, we wish to point to some among them: (1) an interactive articulation of subjective and objective factors of both problems and theories in the course of scientific development; (2) a striking contrast between the explanatory power of a scientific theory and its 'resolving power', i. e.

Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789027714343
Number of pages: 231
Weight: 1200 g
Dimensions: 223 x 152 x 15 mm
Edition: 1983 ed.

You may also be interested in...

Against Method
Added to basket
A Survey of Metaphysics
Added to basket
The Language of God
Added to basket
The Moral Landscape
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Philosophy of Microbiology
Added to basket
Chaos
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Two Cultures
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Quantum Mechanics and Experience
Added to basket
Darwin's Dangerous Idea
Added to basket
The Magic of Reality
Added to basket
The Science Delusion
Added to basket
The Logic of Scientific Discovery
Added to basket
Conjectures and Refutations
Added to basket
The Analysis of Matter
Added to basket
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
Added to basket
Wholeness and the Implicate Order
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.