Scientific Discovery: Case Studies by Thomas Nickles
English | 30 Sept. 1980 | ISBN: 9027710937 | 382 Pages | PDF | 15 MB
The history of science is articulated by moments of discovery. Yet, these 'moments' are not simple or isolated events in science. Just as a scientific discovery illuminates our understanding of nature or of society, and reveals new connections among phenomena, so too does the history of scientific activity and the analysis of scientific reasoning illuminate the processes which give rise to moments of discovery and the complex network of consequences which follow upon such moments.