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© 1988

Scrutinizing Science

Empirical Studies of Scientific Change

  • Arthur Donovan
  • Larry Laudan
  • Rachel Laudan
Book

Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 193)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Testing Theories of Scientific Change

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Rachel Laudan, Larry Laudan, Arthur Donovan
      Pages 3-44
  3. Case Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
    2. 17th-Century Mechanics

    3. Chemistry from the 18th to the 20th Centuries

    4. Nineteenth-Century Physics

    5. Recent Geological Theory

    6. 20th-Century Physics

About this book

Keywords

Case Studies Heliocentrism Plate crisis design dynamics evolution physics

Editors and affiliations

  • Arthur Donovan
    • 1
  • Larry Laudan
    • 2
  • Rachel Laudan
    • 2
  1. 1.U.S. Merchant Marine AcademyNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.University of HawaiiUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Scrutinizing Science
  • Book Subtitle Empirical Studies of Scientific Change
  • Editors A. Donovan
    R. Laudan
  • Series Title Synthese Library
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-2855-8
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-90-277-2608-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-94-010-7784-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-009-2855-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 382
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Philosophy of Science
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