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978-0-226-46949-2 / 0226469492

Science and Relativism: Some Key Controversies in the Philosophy of Science (Science and Its Conceptual Foundations series)

by Laudan, Larry

Publisher:University Of Chicago Press

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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About the book:

In recent years, many members of the intellectual community have embraced a radical relativism regarding knowledge in general and scientific knowledge in particular, holding that Kuhn, Quine, and Feyerabend have knocked the traditional picture of scientific knowledge into a cocked hat. Is philosophy of science, or mistaken impressions of it, responsible for the rise of relativism? In this book, Laudan offers a trenchant, wide-ranging critique of cog