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Correspondence and coherence in science: A brief historical perspective

@article{Dawson2009CorrespondenceAC,
  title={Correspondence and coherence in science: A brief historical perspective},
  author={Neal V. Dawson and Frederick Gregory},
  journal={Judgment and Decision Making},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={126-133}
}
This paper introduces historical aspects of the concepts correspondence and coherence with emphasis on the nineteenth century when key aspects of modern science were emerging. It is not intended to be a definitive history of the concepts of correspondence and coherence as they have been used across the centuries in the field of inquiry that we now call science. Rather it is a brief history that highlights the apparent origins of the concepts and provides a discussion of how these concepts… 
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