Incommensurability and Translation: Kuhnian Perspectives on Scientific Communication and Theory Change
Rema Rossini Favretti, Giorgio Sandri, Roberto Scazzieri
Edward Elgar, Jan 1, 1999 - Philosophy - 507 pages
This book explores an evolutionary theory of scientific knowledge, and provides the basis for a new linguistic approach to methodology.
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an Introductory Essay
Remarks on Incommensurability and Translation
A Diachronic View of the Languages of Science
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