Presenting a critical history of the philosophy of science in the twentieth century, focusing on the transition from logical positivism in its first half to the qnew philosophy of scienceq in its second, Stefano Gattei examines the influence of several key figures, but the main focus of the book are Thomas Kuhn and Karl Popper. Gattei makes two important claims about the development of the philosophy of science in the twentieth century; that Kuhn is much closer to positivism than many have supposed, failing to solve the crisis of neopostivism, and that Popper, in responding to the deeper crisis of foundationalism that spans the whole of the Western philosophical tradition, ultimately shows what is untenable in Kuhn's view.Partly it was learned from men like Lange and Cassirer who dealt historically with people or ideas that were also important for ... in a historiographic/philosophical addendum to a 1984 essay on Planck, Kuhn added some interesting remarks.
|Title||:||Thomas Kuhn's 'Linguistic Turn' and the Legacy of Logical Empiricism|
|Author||:||Dr Stefano Gattei|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2012-10-01|