A Vital Rationalist: Selected Writings from Georges Canguilhem

  title={A Vital Rationalist: Selected Writings from Georges Canguilhem},
  author={G. Canguilhem and Franðcois Delaporte},
Georges Canguilhem is one of France's foremost historians of science. Trained as a medical doctor as well as a philosopher, he combined these practices to demonstrate to philosophers that there could be no epistemology without concrete study of the actual development of the sciences and to historians that there could be no worthwhile history of science without a philosophical understanding of the conceptual basis of all knowledge. A Vital Rationalist brings together for the first time a… Expand
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