By Imre Lakatos, Alan Musgrave
Imre Lakatos, Alan Musgrave. Criticism and the expansion of Knowledge: lawsuits of the overseas Colloquium within the Philosophy of technology. Cambridge college Press, 3d impact 1974 [Repr. 1995]. 288 Pages
ISBN 0-521-09623-5 paperback
Two books were rather influential in modern philosophy of technological know-how: Karl R. Popper's good judgment of clinical Discovery, and Thomas S. Kuhn's constitution of medical Revolutions. either agree upon the significance of revolutions in technology, yet vary in regards to the function of feedback in science's progressive progress. This quantity arose out of a symposium on Kuhn's paintings, with Popper within the chair, at a global colloquium held in London in 1965. The ebook starts off with Kuhn's assertion of his place via seven essays supplying feedback and research, and eventually by way of Kuhn's answer. The e-book will curiosity senior undergraduates and graduate scholars of the philosophy and background of technology, in addition to specialist philosophers, philosophically susceptible scientists, and a few psychologists and sociologists.
'An fascinating and priceless choice of papers.' - Nature
'This publication is an engaging instance of philosophical debate approximately concerns which should still curiosity any historian of technology desirous about medical procedure and the philosophy of clinical change.' - Philosophy of Science
"An very important number of major papers." - American Scientist
Previous Editions: First released 1970. Reprinted with corrections 1972, 1974 (3d Impression). Reprinted 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989,1990,1992, 1993, 1994, 1995.
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