Discourse on a New Method

Reinvigorating the Marriage of History and Philosophy of Science
Product Number: EB00641506
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780812697223
Publisher: Open Court
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Description

Addressing a wide range of topics, from Newton to Post-Kuhnian philosophy of science, these essays critically examine themes that have been central to the influential work of philosopher Michael Friedman. Special focus is given to Friedman's revealing study of both history of science and philosophy in his work on Kant, Newton, Einstein, and other major figures. This interaction of history and philosophy is the subject of the editors' "manifesto" and serves to both explain and promote the essential ties between two disciplines usually regarded as unrelated.

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Original Publish Date: Sep 10, 2010

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