Lakatos and Musgrave (Eds.) (1970)
Lakatos, Imre and Musgrave, Alan. (Eds.). (1970) Criticism and the Growth of Knowledge. Cambridge University Press.
|Title||Criticism and the Growth of Knowledge|
|Author(s)||Alan Musgrave, Imre Lakatos|
|Publisher||Cambridge University Press|
Two books have been particularly influential in contemporary philosophy of science: Karl Popper's Logic of Scientific Discovery, and Thomas Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Both agree upon the importance of revolutions in science, but differ about the role of criticism in science's revolutionary growth. This volume arose out of a symposium on Kuhn's work, with Popper in the chair, at an international colloquium held in London in 1965. The book begins with Kuhn's statement of his position followed by seven essays offering criticism and analysis, and finally by Kuhn's reply. The book will interest senior undergraduates and graduate students of the philosophy and history of science, as well as professional philosophers, philosophically inclined scientists, and some psychologists and sociologists.
Articles in This Collection
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- Kuhn (1970b): Kuhn, Thomas. (1970) Logic of Discovery or Psychology of Research? In Lakatos and Musgrave (Eds.) (1970), 1-20.
- Feyerabend (1970c): Feyerabend, Paul. (1970) Consolations for the Specialist. In Lakatos and Musgrave (Eds.) (1970), 197-230.
- Kuhn (1970a): Kuhn, Thomas. (1970) Reflections on My Critics. In Lakatos and Musgrave (Eds.) (1970), 231-278.
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