History and Philosophy of Science as a Guide to Understanding Nature of Science

  title={History and Philosophy of Science as a Guide to Understanding Nature of Science},
  author={Mansoor Niaz},
  • M. Niaz
  • Published 14 June 2016
  • Education
Nature of science (NOS) is considered to be a controversial topic by historians, philosophers of science and science educators. It is paradoxical that we all teach science and still have difficulties in understanding what science is and how it develops and progresses. A major obstacle in understanding NOS is that science is primarily ‘unnatural’, that is it cannot be learned by a simple observation of phenomena. In most parts of the world history and philosophy of science are ‘inside’ science… 

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