Laudan (1984a)

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Laudan, Larry. (1984) Science and Values. University of California Press.

Title Science and Values
Resource Type book
Author(s) Larry Laudan
Year 1984
Publisher University of California Press
ISBN 9780520057432

Abstract

Laudan constructs a fresh approach to a longtime problem for the philosopher of science: how to explain the simultaneous and widespread presence of both agreement and disagreement in science. Laudan critiques the logical empiricists and the post-positivists as he stresses the need for centrality and values and the interdependence of values, methods, and facts as prerequisites to solving the problems of consensus and dissent in science.

Contributors

Jacob MacKinnon (3.8%), Hakob Barseghyan (96.2%)