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Characterizing the Robustness of Science: After the Practice Turn in Philosophy of Science

edited by Léna Soler ... [et al.]
Dordrecht ; New York : Springer Verlag, 2012.
Boston studies in the philosophy of science
9789400727588, 9400727585, 9789400727595 (e-book), 9400727593 (e-book)
  • Introduction: Solidity of scientific achievements : structure of the problem, difficulties, philosophical implications / Léna Soler
  • Robustness, reliability, and overdetermination (1981). Robustness : material, and inferential, in the natural and human sciences / William C. Wimsatt
  • Achieving robustness to confirm controversial hypotheses : a case study in cell biology / Emiliano Trizio
  • multiple derivability and the reliability and stabilization of theories / Hubertus Nederbragt
  • Robustness of an experimental result : the example of the tests of Bell's inequalities / Catherine Dufourt
  • Scientific images and robustness / Catherine Allamel-Raffin and Jean-Luc Gangloff
  • Are we still Babylonians? the structure of the foundations of mathematics from a Wimsattian perspective / Ralf Krömer
  • Rerum concordia discors : robustness and discordant multimodal evidence / Jacob Stegenga
  • Robustness of results and robustness of Derivations : the internal architecture of a solid experimental proof / Léna Soler
  • Multiple means of determination and multiple constraints of construction : robustness and strategies for modeling macromolecular objects / Frédéric Wieber
  • Understanding scientific practices : the role of robustness notions / Mieke Boon
  • Robustness of science and the dance of agency / Andrew Pickering
  • Dynamic robustness and design in nature and artifact / Thomas Nickles.
x, 372 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Boston studies in the philosophy of science, 0068-0346 ; v. 292
Boston studies in the philosophy of science v. 292
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