Logic and Psycho-logic of Science

  • Lewis Wolfgang Brandt


In my comments I shall follow as closely as possible the structure of Madsen’s chapter on the Hypotheses Quotient in order to facilitate comparison. Since Madsen states that he bases his work on the philosophy of science by Kuhn, I shall do the same in my comments wherever I consider it appropriate. My discussion from the point of view of a logic of science will be followed by considerations from the perspective of a psycho-logic of science. I say a and not the logic of science because there exist various logics of science (cf. Radnitzky, 1968). The reader will see how much Madsen’s and mine overlap.


Psychological Theory Creative Science Psychological Reason Bell Telephone Laboratory Empirical Proposition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lewis Wolfgang Brandt
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of ReginaReginaCanada

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