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Author Bordoni, Stefano, 1989- author.

Title When historiography met epistemology : sophisticated histories and philosophies of science in French-speaking countries in the second half of the nineteenth century / by Stefano Bordoni.

Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017]

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Description 1 online resource (x, 335 pages)
Series History of modern science ; volume 2
History of science and medicine library. History of modern science ; v. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary 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.
Contents 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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Subject Science -- France -- Philosophy -- History -- 19th century.
Science -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Civilization, Modern -- French influences.
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Bordoni, Stefano, 1989- When historiography met epistemology. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017] 9789004315228 (DLC) 2016053243
ISBN 9789004315235 (electronic book)
9004315233 (electronic book)
9789004315228 (hardcover alkaline paper)