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The Resource Scientific discovery : logic and tinkering, Aharon Kantorovich

Scientific discovery : logic and tinkering, Aharon Kantorovich

Label
Scientific discovery : logic and tinkering
Title
Scientific discovery
Title remainder
logic and tinkering
Statement of responsibility
Aharon Kantorovich
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kantorovich, Aharon
Dewey number
501
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175
LC item number
.K19 1993eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
SUNY series in philosophy and biology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • Creative ability in science
  • Serendipity in science
  • Science
  • SCIENCE
  • Creative ability in science
  • Science
  • Science
  • Serendipity in science
  • Entdeckung
  • Evolutionäre Erkenntnistheorie
  • Kreativität
  • Methode
  • Naturwissenschaften
  • Wissenschaft
  • Creativiteit
  • Serendipiteit
  • Ontdekkingen
  • Methodologie
  • Épistémologie évolutionniste
  • Épistémologie génétique
  • Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Connaissance, Théorie de la
  • Créativité en sciences
Label
Scientific discovery : logic and tinkering, Aharon Kantorovich
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-269) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: In search for logic of discovery -- Chapter 1: Exposing and generating -- What is a discovery? -- The products of scientific discovery -- The kinds of discovery processes -- The creative element in discovery and the issues of realism -- Chapter 2: The scope of method -- The nature and function of method -- Inferring and reconstructing -- Chapter 3: Why did traditional philosophy of science ignore discovery? -- The distinction between the context of discovery and the context of justification -- Objections to the distinction -- Part 2: Discovery naturalized -- The prepared mind: cultivating the unintentional -- Chapter 4: Philosophy of science: from justification and explanation -- Normative philosophy of science: justification relativized -- From description to explanation -- Explanatory philosophy of science -- Normative naturalism: shallow vs. deep theories of scientific rationality -- Chapter 5: An evolutionary theory of discovery: in search for the unexpected -- Evolutionary epistemology: taking natural selection seriously -- Blind variation: the principle of serendipity -- Some implications of the principle of serendipity -- Two landmarks of serendipity in physics -- Serendipitous discovery of natural phenomena -- Cultivating serendipity -- Chapter 6: Intrapsychic processes of creation -- A psychological theory of the creative process -- Implications of the theory -- Chapter 7: A socio-evolutionary theory of science -- Epistemic cooperation and the social dimension of discovery -- The social dimension of blind variation, selection and dissemination -- Has science liberated humankind from the tyranny of the genes? -- The tension between change and stability -- Implications for discovery -- Chapter 8: Tinkering and opportunism: the logic of creation -- Evolutionary tinkering in science -- Tool-oriented scientists: intellectual migration -- Tinkering in particle physics -- Chapter 9: Completing the picture: is there a role for the genotype-phenotype process? -- Non-creative discovery: the genotype-phenotype logic of growth -- The selection cycle in science
Control code
42856073
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 281 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585078342
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)42856073
Label
Scientific discovery : logic and tinkering, Aharon Kantorovich
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-269) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: In search for logic of discovery -- Chapter 1: Exposing and generating -- What is a discovery? -- The products of scientific discovery -- The kinds of discovery processes -- The creative element in discovery and the issues of realism -- Chapter 2: The scope of method -- The nature and function of method -- Inferring and reconstructing -- Chapter 3: Why did traditional philosophy of science ignore discovery? -- The distinction between the context of discovery and the context of justification -- Objections to the distinction -- Part 2: Discovery naturalized -- The prepared mind: cultivating the unintentional -- Chapter 4: Philosophy of science: from justification and explanation -- Normative philosophy of science: justification relativized -- From description to explanation -- Explanatory philosophy of science -- Normative naturalism: shallow vs. deep theories of scientific rationality -- Chapter 5: An evolutionary theory of discovery: in search for the unexpected -- Evolutionary epistemology: taking natural selection seriously -- Blind variation: the principle of serendipity -- Some implications of the principle of serendipity -- Two landmarks of serendipity in physics -- Serendipitous discovery of natural phenomena -- Cultivating serendipity -- Chapter 6: Intrapsychic processes of creation -- A psychological theory of the creative process -- Implications of the theory -- Chapter 7: A socio-evolutionary theory of science -- Epistemic cooperation and the social dimension of discovery -- The social dimension of blind variation, selection and dissemination -- Has science liberated humankind from the tyranny of the genes? -- The tension between change and stability -- Implications for discovery -- Chapter 8: Tinkering and opportunism: the logic of creation -- Evolutionary tinkering in science -- Tool-oriented scientists: intellectual migration -- Tinkering in particle physics -- Chapter 9: Completing the picture: is there a role for the genotype-phenotype process? -- Non-creative discovery: the genotype-phenotype logic of growth -- The selection cycle in science
Control code
42856073
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 281 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585078342
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)42856073

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