Incommensurability and Translation: Kuhnian Perspectives on Scientific Communication and Theory Change (Elgar Monographs)

Incommensurability and Translation: Kuhnian Perspectives on Scientific Communication and Theory Change (Elgar Monographs)

By: Roberto Scazzieri (editor), etc. (editor), Giorgio Sandri (editor), Rema Rossini Favretti (editor)Hardback

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An exploration of the evolutionary theory of scientific knowledge which suggests a basis for a new linguistic approach to methodology. It includes an essay by Thomas Khun and is informed by his work. It compares learning a language/translation with the relationship between economics and philosophy.

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Contents

Part 1 Incommensurability, translation and theory change. Part 2 Communicating science. Part 3 Cognition and formal reconstruction. Part 4 Lexicon and semantics.

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/05/1999
  • ISBN13: 9781858989433
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 528
  • ID: 9781858989433
  • weight: 1067
  • ISBN10: 1858989434

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