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After Popper, Kuhn and Feyerabend

Recent Issues in Theories of Scientific Method

  • Robert Nola
  • Howard Sankey
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Part of the Australasian Studies in History and Philosophy of Science book series (AUST, volume 15)

About this book

Introduction

Some think that issues to do with scientific method are last century's stale debate; Popper was an advocate of methodology, but Kuhn, Feyerabend, and others are alleged to have brought the debate about its status to an end. The papers in this volume show that issues in methodology are still very much alive. Some of the papers reinvestigate issues in the debate over methodology, while others set out new ways in which the debate has developed in the last decade. The book will be of interest to philosophers and scientists alike in the reassessment it provides of earlier debates about method and current directions of research.

Keywords

Karl R. Popper epistemology issue knowledge philosophy

Editors and affiliations

  • Robert Nola
    • 1
  • Howard Sankey
    • 2
  1. 1.University of AucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.University of MelbourneAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title After Popper, Kuhn and Feyerabend
  • Book Subtitle Recent Issues in Theories of Scientific Method
  • Editors R. Nola
    H. Sankey
  • Series Title Australasian Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-3935-9
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-7923-6032-2
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4020-0246-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-011-3935-9
  • Series ISSN 0929-6425
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIX, 257
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Philosophy of Science
    Epistemology
    History, general
    Philosophy, general
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