Discourse on a New Method: Reinvigorating the Marriage of History and Philosophy of Science

Discourse on a New Method: Reinvigorating the Marriage of History and Philosophy of Science


Addressing a variety of themes, from Newton to Post-Kuhnian philosophy of technological know-how, those essays severely study topics which were critical to the influential paintings of thinker Michael Friedman. precise concentration is given to Friedman's revealing examine of either heritage of technology and philosophy in his paintings on Kant, Newton, Einstein, and different significant figures. This interplay of historical past and philosophy is the topic of the editors' "manifesto" and serves to either clarify and advertise the basic ties among disciplines often considered as unrelated.

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