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Progress and Its Problems: Towards a Theory of Scientific Growth

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"A book that shakes philosophy of science to its roots. Laudan both destroys and creates. With detailed, scathing criticisms, he attacks the 'pregnant confusions' in extant philosophies of science. The progress they espouse derives from strictly empirical criteria, he complains, and this clashes with historical evidence. Accordingly, Laudan constructs a remedy from historical examples that involves nothing less than the redefinition of scientific rationality and progress . . . Surprisingly, after this reshuffling, science ...

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0710087497

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9780710087492

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Progress and Its Problems: Towards a Theory of Scientific Growth
1978, University of California Press, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520037212

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Progress and Its Problems: Towards a Theory of Scientific Growth
1977, Routledge & Kegan Paul PLC

ISBN-13: 9780710087492

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