By Imre Lakatos, Alan Musgrave
Imre Lakatos, Alan Musgrave. Criticism and the expansion of Knowledge: court cases of the foreign Colloquium within the Philosophy of technological know-how. Cambridge collage Press, 3d influence 1974 [Repr. 1995]. 288 Pages
ISBN 0-521-09623-5 paperback
Two books were quite influential in modern philosophy of technological know-how: Karl R. Popper's common sense of clinical Discovery, and Thomas S. Kuhn's constitution of medical Revolutions. either agree upon the significance of revolutions in technological know-how, yet range in regards to the position of feedback in science's progressive progress. This quantity arose out of a symposium on Kuhn's paintings, with Popper within the chair, at a world colloquium held in London in 1965. The publication starts with Kuhn's assertion of his place through seven essays delivering feedback and research, and eventually via Kuhn's answer. The ebook will curiosity senior undergraduates and graduate scholars of the philosophy and historical past of technological know-how, in addition to expert philosophers, philosophically prone scientists, and a few psychologists and sociologists.
'An fascinating and important choice of papers.' - Nature
'This publication is an interesting instance of philosophical debate approximately concerns which should still curiosity any historian of technological know-how excited by clinical process and the philosophy of clinical change.' - Philosophy of Science
"An very important selection of major papers." - American Scientist
Previous Editions: First released 1970. Reprinted with corrections 1972, 1974 (3d Impression). Reprinted 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989,1990,1992, 1993, 1994, 1995.
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