Scientific Controversies: A Socio-Historical Perspective on the Advancement of Science

Scientific Controversies: A Socio-Historical Perspective on the Advancement of Science

by Dominique Raynaud (Author), Lisa Christine Chien (Translator)
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“Highly recommended.” —D. B. Levy, Choice In Scientific Controversies, Dominque Raynaud shows how organized debates in the sciences help us establish or verify our knowledge of the world. The debates Raynaud has selected share a common pivotal importance to the history of the sciences. By understanding the role of controversy, we better understand the functioning of science and the stakes of the contemporary scientific debates. 

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Contributors
Mario Bunge (Introduction author)
Publication date
June 01, 2015
Publisher
Page count
320
ISBN
9781412855532
Paper ISBN
9781412855716
File size
2.04 MB