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Scientific discovery

R. R. Butler

Scientific discovery

by R. R. Butler

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Published by E.U.P. .
Written in English


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Statementby R.R. Butler.
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It is fast becoming a cliche that scientific discovery is being rediscovered. For two philosophical generations (that of the Founders and that of the Followers of the logical positivist and logical empiricist movements), discovery had been consigned to the domain of the intractable, the ineffable, the inscrutable. 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 .

The book presents early-career scientific work by the author as a scientist at a research organization. The book provides the conceptual background and key electronics and mechanical design principles used in designing sensors and instrumentation systems to measure snow hydrological parameters. In the process of scientific discovery. This volume offers selected papers exploring issues arising from scientific discovery in the social sciences. It features a range of disciplines including behavioural sciences, computer science, finance, and statistics with an emphasis on philosophy. The first of the three parts examines methods of social scientific discovery.

This edited volume collects more than 10 papers that explores issues arising from scientific discovery in the social sciences. It features a range of disciplines with an emphasis on philosophy. The essays also cover behavioral sciences, computer science, finance, and statistics.   In his book Novum Organum (), he proposed a model for discovery that is still known as the Baconian method. He argued against syllogistic logic for scientific synthesis, which he considered to.


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Scientific discovery is the process or product of successful scientific inquiry. Objects of discovery can be things, events, processes, causes, and properties as well as theories and hypotheses and their features (their explanatory power, for example).

Most philosophical discussions of scientific discoveries focus on the generation of new. But even here, there is much to be learned - I would bet that most current biologists have never read Watson & Crick's paper or Franklin's paper on the discovery of the structure of DNA.

From this standpoint, the book serves as a tidy collection of seminal papers on scientific discovery in the 20th century. Yes, many are by: 7.

Reprint of Original Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. This book by one of the world's foremost philosophers of science presented a striking new picture of the logical character of scientific discovery--a picture which does full justice to the liberating effect of the Einsteinian revolution in physics and its immense /5(12).

Review: The Logic of Scientific Discovery User Review - John Peralta - Goodreads. Karl Popper is a leading philosopher of science. In this book he introduced the concept of falsifiability. Put simply, no theory can be considered a scientific theory unless it can be scrutinized Read full review5/5(3).

Scientific discovery is often regarded as romantic and creative—and hence unanalyzable—whereas the everyday process of verifying discoveries is sober and more suited to analysis.

Yet this fascinating exploration of how scientific work proceeds argues that however sudden the moment of discovery may seem, the discovery process can be described and. Sir Karl Poppers book, The Logic of Scientific Discovery, directly addresses these issues and additionally tackles a theme important to philosophy epistemology or the growth of knowledge.

A critical I volunteered to read this book in my PhD Scientific discovery book Seminar because I thought my German language abilities would help me further understand Karl Popper.4/5. Scientific Discovery a new achievement arrived at through knowledge of nature and society. Scientific discovery forms the basis of the scientific and technological revolution, giving new direction to the development of science and technology and revolutionizing social production.

Discoveries have a special significance at the contemporary stage of. Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scientific discovery. Gent, Belgium: Philosophica, © (OCoLC) The Logic of Scientific Discovery In order to bring the book up to date, the author has added new appendices and new footnotes.

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Zur Erkenntnistheorie der modernen Naturwissenschaft, which literally translates as, "Logic of Research: On the Epistemology of Author: Karl Popper.

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A cognitive science perspective on scientific development, drawing on philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, and computational modeling. Many disciplines, including philosophy, history, and sociology, have attempted to make sense of how science works. In this book, Paul Thagard examines scientific development from the interdisciplinary perspective of cognitive science.

Scientific Revolution, drastic change in scientific thought that took place during the 16th and 17th centuries.A new view of nature emerged during the Scientific Revolution, replacing the Greek view that had dominated science for almost 2, years. Science became an autonomous discipline, distinct from both philosophy and technology, and it came to be regarded as having utilitarian.

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Weart (Harvard University Press, ). It is an epic story: the struggle of thousands of men and women over the course of a.Scientific discovery is often regarded as romantic and creative—and hence unanalyzable—whereas the everyday process of verifying discoveries is sober and more suited to analysis.

Yet this fascinating exploration of how scientific work proceeds argues that however sudden the moment of discovery may seem, the discovery process can be.