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The Resource Exceeding our grasp : science, history, and the problem of unconceived alternatives, P. Kyle Stanford, (electronic resource)

Exceeding our grasp : science, history, and the problem of unconceived alternatives, P. Kyle Stanford, (electronic resource)

Label
Exceeding our grasp : science, history, and the problem of unconceived alternatives
Title
Exceeding our grasp
Title remainder
science, history, and the problem of unconceived alternatives
Statement of responsibility
P. Kyle Stanford
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume argues that history reveals our routine failure to even conceive of well-confirmed alternatives to our scientific theories, and similar alternatives to our own theories likely remain unconceived. It shows why defences of scientific realism cannot evade the problem and proposes an alternative image of the scientific enterprise
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Stanford, P. Kyle
Dewey number
501
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Oxford scholarship online.
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  • Inference
  • Reasoning
  • Science
Target audience
specialized
Label
Exceeding our grasp : science, history, and the problem of unconceived alternatives, P. Kyle Stanford, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195174089.001.0001
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
EDZ0000075415
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 234 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780199786367
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191826456
Label
Exceeding our grasp : science, history, and the problem of unconceived alternatives, P. Kyle Stanford, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195174089.001.0001
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
EDZ0000075415
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 234 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780199786367
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191826456

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