Anticipations of Progress: Historical Evidence for a Realist Epistemology

  • Kenneth Goodman
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 236)


The history of science presents many examples of hypotheses and theories that were either rejected or ignored at the time of their initial publication, but which later—sometimes much later—come to be widely accepted and, especially, were seen to be true.1


Simultaneous Discovery True Belief Historical Evidence Scientific Revolution Scientific Change 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth Goodman
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MiamiUSA

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