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Science: Freedom and Reason, Comments on Mara Beller's 'Quantum Dialogue'

Shenker, Orly R. (2000) Science: Freedom and Reason, Comments on Mara Beller's 'Quantum Dialogue'. UNSPECIFIED.

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Mara Beller's book Quantum Dialogue: The Making of a Revolution is a book in history and historiography, which invites a philosophical reading. The book offers a new and quite radical approach in the philosophy of science, which Beller calls dialogism, and it demonstrates the application of this approach by studying cases in the history of physics. This paper reconstructs of some of the book's theses, in a way which emphasises its philosophical insights, and goes on to shows how philosophically far dialogism can take us. The example on which the paper focuses is the demarcation between science and non-science.

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Item Type: Other
Shenker, Orly R.
Keywords: Quantum Dialogue, dialogism, Beller, demarcation
Subjects: General Issues > Science vs. Pseudoscience
General Issues > Structure of Theories
Depositing User: Dr Orly Shenker
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2002
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:10
Item ID: 584
Public Domain: No

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