Synthese Library

Scrutinizing Science

Empirical Studies of Scientific Change

Editors: Donovan, A., Laudan, R. (Eds.)

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Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)
  • Testing Theories of Scientific Change

    Pages 3-44

    Laudan, Rachel (et al.)

  • Galileo’s Copernicanism and the Acceptability of Guiding Assumptions

    Pages 49-67

    Finocchiaro, Maurice A.

  • Newton’s Rejection of the Mechanical Aether: Empirical Difficulties and Guiding Assumptions

    Pages 69-83

    Dobbs, B. J. T.

  • The Vortex Theory of Motion, 1687–1713: Empirical Difficulties and Guiding Assumptions

    Pages 85-102

    Baigrie, Brian S.

  • The Chemical Revolution: Shifts in Guiding Assumptions

    Pages 105-124

    Perrin, C. E.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Scrutinizing Science
Book Subtitle
Empirical Studies of Scientific Change
Editors
  • A. Donovan
  • R. Laudan
Series Title
Synthese Library
Series Volume
193
Copyright
1988
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Kluwer Academic Publishers
eBook ISBN
978-94-009-2855-8
DOI
10.1007/978-94-009-2855-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-90-277-2608-7
Softcover ISBN
978-94-010-7784-2
Series ISSN
0166-6991
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 382
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