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Hermeneutics and science education: An introduction
This paper is a programmatic sketch of a line of theoretical investigation in the philosophy of science education. The basic idea is that philosophical hermeneutics is an appropriate framework forExpand
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Hermeneutics as an approach to science: Part II
This paper continues the hermeneutic-phenomenological investigation of natural science, in which understanding plays a role comparable to creative construction (see ‘Hermeneutics as an Approach toExpand
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Hermeneutics as an approach to science: Part I
A broadly conceived attempt is initiated here to extend hermeneutic philosophy to the understanding of natural science, with a special interest in the significance of this for education. After aExpand
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Physics and Philosophy: A Problem for Education Today
The teaching of the process of science in physics courses is discussed with reference to recent intellectual trends. Arguments and examples indicate that “process courses” must necessarily involveExpand
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Achievements of the hermeneutic-phenomenological approach to natural science A comparison with constructivist sociology
The hermeneutic-phenomenological approach to the natural sciences has a special interest in the interpretive phases of these sciences and in the circumstances, cognitive and social, that lead toExpand
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The ‘Interests’ of science and the problems of education
  • M. Eger
  • Philosophy
  • Synthese
  • 1 July 1989
Reorientations in the understanding of science, such as that of the past quarter-century, can have educational impact far beyond the level of pedagogy. If educative activity is the means for eachExpand
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Achievements of the hermeneutic-phenomenological approach to natural science
The hermeneutic-phenomenological approach to the natural sciences has a special interest in the interpretive phases of these sciences and in the circumstances, cognitive and social, that lead toExpand
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REPLY TO CRITICISMS
. Comments on my essay, “A Tale of Two Controversies,” were made by Daniel R. DeNicola, Thomas F. Green, Mary Hesse, Holmes Rolston 111, and Abner Shimony. This reply focuses first on three issues:Expand
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A TALE OF TWO CONTROVERSIES: DISSONANCE IN THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF RATIONALITY
. The relation between rationality in science and rationality in moral discourse is of interest to philosophers and sociologists of science, to educators and moral philosophers. ApparentlyExpand
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