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A Nice Derangement of Epistemes: Post-positivism in the Study of Science from Quine to Latour
Since the 1950s, many philosophers of science have attacked positivism—the theory that scientific knowledge is grounded in objective reality. Reconstructing the history of these critiques, John H. Zammito argues that while so-called postpositivist theories of science are very often invoked, they actually provide little support for fashionable postmodern approaches to scien ...more
Paperback, 406 pages
Published February 15th 2004 by University Of Chicago Press
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