The Play of Nature: Experimentation As Performance

Hardcover | December 22, 1993

byRobert P. Crease

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"Crease's brilliantly exploited theatrical analogy places scientific theorizing back into the wider context of experimental inquiry." -Robert C. Scharff

Crease attacks the "mystical" account of experimentation embraced by the positivist and Kantian varieties of philosophy of science, according to which experimentation takes a backseat to theory.

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"Crease's brilliantly exploited theatrical analogy places scientific theorizing back into the wider context of experimental inquiry." -Robert C. ScharffCrease attacks the "mystical" account of experimentation embraced by the positivist and Kantian varieties of philosophy of science, according to which experimentation takes a backseat t...

ROBERT P. CREASE is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and co-author (with Charles Mann) of The Second Creation: Makers of the Revolution in Twentieth-Century Physics.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:220 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.63 inPublished:December 22, 1993Publisher:Indiana University Press

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ISBN - 10:0253314747

ISBN - 13:9780253314741

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