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What are the relationships between philosophy and the history of philosophy, the history of science and the philosophy of science? How can they be placed in relation to each other? This volume presents a selection of essays by Lorenz Kruger (1932-1994);in addition toreflections on the fundamental relationship between philosophy, the sciences and their history, it also contains case studies on Locke and Kant, on the dynamics of scientific progress, and on the notion of truth. Key Features Kruger wasa foundingdirector of the Max-Planck-Institutefor the History of Sciences His biography and research combine physics and philosophy Collection of Kruger's most important publications Includes among others central discussions to the formation of scientific theories qIn this essay I hope to show that this implication is only apparent: there may be progress without a goal. Nevertheless ... 11. intimate relationship between science and technology that is so typical Does Progress in Science Lead to Truth ? (1991)

Author:Lorenz Krüger, Thomas Sturm, Wolfgang Carl, Lorraine Daston
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2005-01


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