Stages in the Empirical Programme of Relativism

@article{Collins1981StagesIT,
  title={Stages in the Empirical Programme of Relativism},
  author={Harry M. Collins},
  journal={Social Studies of Science},
  year={1981},
  volume={11},
  pages={10 - 3}
}
  • H. M. Collins
  • Published 1 February 1981
  • Philosophy
  • Social Studies of Science
Modern philosophy of science has allowed an extra dimensiontime into descriptions of the nature of scientific knowledge. Theories are now seen as linked to each other, and tQ observations, not by fixed bonds of logic and correspondence, but by a network, each link of which takes time to be established as consensus emerges and each link of which is potentially revisable given time.' Many contributors to this new model intend only to make philosophy of science compatible with history while… 

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