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Rethinking Scientific Change and Theory Comparison

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 Incommensurability Naturalized
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    Chapter 3 Commentary on Bird’s Paper
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    Chapter 4 Nonsense and Paradigm Change
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    Chapter 5 Commentary on “Nonsense and Paradigm Change”, by Aristides Baltas
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    Chapter 6 From One Version to the Other: Intra-Theoretical Change
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    Chapter 7 Commentary on “From One Version to the Other: Intra-Theoretical Change”, by Anouk Barberousse
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    Chapter 8 Modeling High-Temperature Superconductivity: Correspondence at Bay?
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    Chapter 9 An Instrumental Bayesianism Meets the History of Science
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    Chapter 10 Is Science Cumulative? a Physicist Viewpoint
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    Chapter 11 Commentary on “is Science Cumulative? a Physicist Viewpoint”, by Bernard d’Espagnat
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    Chapter 12 The Optimistic Meta-Induction and Ontological Continuity: the Case of the Electron
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    Chapter 13 Some Optimism for the Pessimist
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    Chapter 14 Can We Consider Quantum Mechanics to Be a Description of Reality?
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    Chapter 15 Commentary on “Can We Consider Quantum Mechanics to Be a Description of Reality?”, by Herve Zwirn
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    Chapter 16 Reasons for Choosing Among Readings of Equipollent Theories
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    Chapter 17 Harré Needs No Realism
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    Chapter 18 Of Course Idealizations Are Incommensurable!
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    Chapter 19 Incommensurability from a Modelling Perspective
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    Chapter 20 The Aim And Structure Of Methodological Theory
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    Chapter 21 Method and Objectivity
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    Chapter 22 The Incommensurability of Experimental Practices: An Incommensurability of What ? An Incommensurability of A Third Type ?
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    Chapter 23 Some Reflections on Experimental Incommensurability
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    Chapter 24 Disruptive Scientific Change
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    Chapter 25 Scientific Revolutions: the View from Inside and the View from Outside
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Title
Rethinking Scientific Change and Theory Comparison
Published by
Springer, January 2008
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4020-6279-7
ISBNs
978-1-4020-6274-2, 978-1-4020-6279-7
Authors

Soler, Lena, Sankey, Howard, Hoyningen-Huene, Paul

Editors

Soler, Léna, Sankey, Howard, Hoyningen-Huene, Paul

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Mexico 2 11%
Unknown 16 89%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 28%
Student > Bachelor 4 22%
Researcher 3 17%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 11%
Student > Master 2 11%
Other 2 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Philosophy 7 39%
Arts and Humanities 2 11%
Computer Science 2 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 11%
Mathematics 1 6%
Other 4 22%