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Introduction: Mapping “Going Amiss”

  • Giora Hon
  • Jutta Schickore
  • Friedrich Steinle
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Part of the Boston Studies In The Philosophy Of Science book series (BSPS, volume 267)

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Scientific Practice Experimental Knowledge Past Failure Epistemic Role Past Scientist 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giora Hon
    • 1
  • Jutta Schickore
  • Friedrich Steinle
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of HaifaIsrael

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