A Revolution in Historiography of Science

  title={A Revolution in Historiography of Science},
  author={Gerd Buchdahl},
  journal={History of Science},
  pages={55 - 69}
  • G. Buchdahl
  • Published 1 March 1965
  • Philosophy
  • History of Science
EACH of these two works, in its own peculiar way, bears testimony to the change in our contemporary views about the nature of history of science that has taken place in recent years. Indeed, to believe Professor Kuhn, these changes amount to nothing less than "a historiographic revolution in the study of science" (p. 3). Moreover, what gives this revolution a deeper and more pervasive interest affects not only the historian's ideas about our scientific past but has also a relevance for anyone's… 

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