On the genealogy of concepts and experimental practices: Rethinking Georges Canguilhem’s historical epistemology

@article{Mthot2013OnTG,
  title={On the genealogy of concepts and experimental practices: Rethinking Georges Canguilhem’s historical epistemology},
  author={Pierre-Olivier M{\'e}thot},
  journal={Studies in History and Philosophy of Science},
  year={2013},
  volume={44},
  pages={112-123}
}
Abstract The importance given by historian and philosopher of science Georges Canguilhem (1904–1995) to the role of practice, techniques, and experimentation in concept-formation was largely overlooked by commentators. After placing Canguilhem’s contributions within the larger history of historical epistemology in France, and clarifying his views regarding this expression, I re-evaluate the relation between concepts and experimental practices in Canguilhem’s philosophy of science. Drawing on… Expand
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