On the Concept of Discovery Comments on Gerd Gigerenzer

  • Jeanne Peijnenburg
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 237)


Inferential Statistic Fairy Tale Discovery Comment Entire Chain Pendulum Clock 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeanne Peijnenburg
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  1. 1.Faculty of PhilosophyUniversity of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands

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