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The Heuristic Account and the Periodic Table

Schindler, Samuel (2007) The Heuristic Account and the Periodic Table. [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    In this paper I criticise Worrall's heuristic account of use-novelty and his and Scerri's attempt (Worrall and Scerri 2001) to give support to this account by a case study of Mendeleev's periodic table.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Keywords: novelty, use-novelty, prediction, heuristic account, periodic table
    Subjects: General Issues > Theory/Observation
    Depositing User: Samuel Schindler
    Date Deposited: 01 May 2007
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:15
    Item ID: 3322
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3322

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