In When Historiography Met Epistemology, Stefano Bordoni shows the emergence of sophisticated histories and philosophies of science in France after mid-nineteenth century. Since the 1860s, historical-critical reconstructions of scientific practice began to compete with naïve scientism.-- Provided by Publisher.
Machine generated contents note: 1. Critical Analyses of Scientific Method -- 2. Between Experimentalism and Mild Naturalism -- 3. Different Attitudes Towards Reductionism -- 4. Mathematics and Determinism -- 5. Scientists and Philosophers on Determinism -- 6. Naive versus Sophisticated Meta-theoretical Frameworks -- 7. Histories of Ancient Science and Mathematics -- 8. From Theoretical Physics to Meta-theoretical Commitments -- 9. Scientific Practice between Metaphysics and Experiments.
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