On Ian Hacking’s Notion of Style of Reasoning

  title={On Ian Hacking’s Notion of Style of Reasoning},
  author={Luca Sciortino},
The analytical notion of ‘scientific style of reasoning’, introduced by Ian Hacking in the middle of the 1980s, has become widespread in the literature of the history and philosophy of science. However, scholars have rarely made explicit the philosophical assumptions and the research objectives underlying the notion of style: what are its philosophical roots? How does the notion of style fit into the area of research of historical epistemology? What does a comparison between the Hacking’s… 

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