Scientific Pluralism (Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of by Stephen H. Kellert,Helen E. Longino,C. Kenneth Waters PDF

By Stephen H. Kellert,Helen E. Longino,C. Kenneth Waters

clinical pluralism is a controversy on the leading edge of philosophy of technological know-how. This landmark paintings addresses the query, Can pluralism be complicated as a common, philosophical interpretation of technology? medical Pluralism demonstrates the viability of the view that a few phenomena require a number of money owed. Pluralists detect that scientists current various—sometimes even incompatible—models of the realm and argue that this can be because of the complexity of the realm and representational barriers. together with investigations in biology, physics, economics, psychology, and arithmetic, this paintings offers an empirical foundation for a constant stance on pluralism and makes the case that it may switch the ways in which philosophers, historians, and social scientists learn clinical wisdom. members: John Bell, U of Western Ontario; Michael Dickson, U of South Carolina; Carla Fehr, Iowa nation U; Ronald N. Giere, U of Minnesota; Geoffrey Hellman, U of Minnesota; Alan Richardson, U of British Columbia; C. Wade Savage, U of Minnesota; Esther-Mirjam despatched, U of Nijmegen. Stephen H. Kellert is professor of philosophy at Hamline collage and a fellow of the Minnesota heart for Philosophy of technological know-how. Helen E. Longino is professor of philosophy at Stanford college. C. Kenneth Waters is affiliate professor of philosophy and director of the Minnesota heart for Philosophy of Science.

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