Scientific Rationality: The Sociological Turn by J.R. BrownScientific Rationality: The Sociological Turn by J.R. Brown

Scientific Rationality: The Sociological Turn

EditorJ.R. Brown

Hardcover | August 31, 1984

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Title:Scientific Rationality: The Sociological TurnFormat:HardcoverDimensions:340 pagesPublished:August 31, 1984Publisher:Springer Netherlands

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ISBN - 10:9027718121

ISBN - 13:9789027718129

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Sociological Turn.- The Pseudo-Science of Science?.- The Strengths of the Strong Programme.- The Strong Program: A Dialogue.- Problems of Intelligibility and Paradigm Instances.- The Rational and the Social in the History of Science.- A Plague on Both Your Houses.- Two Historiographical Strategies: Ideas and Social Conditions in the History of Science.- The Role of Arational Factors in Interpretive History: The Case of Kant and ESP.- On the Sociology of Belief, Knowledge, and Science.- Scientific and Other Interests.- The Sociology of Reasons: Or Why "Epistemic Factors" are Really "Social Factors".