Social Environment, Foundations of Science, and the Possible Histories of Science

  • Vyacheslav S. Stepin
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 151)


Relatively stable bases may be outlined in the system of our scientific knowledge of physics as a branch of science. These bases determine the strategy of scientific investigation and generalize the experimental results. The most important components of such bases are: (1) ideals and norms of science; and (2) the pattern of the reality under investigation.


Physical World Operational Scheme Physical Picture Scientific Revolution Classical Electrodynamic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vyacheslav S. Stepin
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  1. 1.Institute of PhilosophyRussian Academy of SciencesRussia

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