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Science and History A Reassessment of the Historiography of Science

By: Joseph Agassi
514 pages, 10 illus
Publisher: Springer Nature
Science and History
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  • Science and History ISBN: 9781402056314 Hardback Sep 2008 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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Professor Joseph Agassi has published his Towards an Historiography of Science in 1963. It received many reviews by notable academics, including Maurice Finocchiaro, Charles Gillispie, Thomas S. Kuhn, Geroge Mora, Nicholas Rescher, and L. Pearce Williams. It is still in use in many courses in the philosophy and history of science. Here it appears in a revised and updated with responses to these reviews and with many additional chapters, some already classic, others new. They are all paradigms of the author's innovative way of writing fresh and engaging chapters in the history of the natural sciences.


TABLE OF CONTENTS TOWARDS AN HISTORIOGRAPHY OF SCIENCEI. Chroniclers in the Courts of Science: Introductions to the New EditionIntroductory Note: On studies and their motivationsFirst preliminary essay: On the desirable standard of publication.Second Preliminary EssayThird preliminary essay: On the desirable standards of popular scienceFourth preliminary essay: On the merit of flogging dead horsesConcluding preliminary essay: On the sifting of the grain from the chaff.II The original essay revised:Introductory Note

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By: Joseph Agassi
514 pages, 10 illus
Publisher: Springer Nature
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