David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Frontiers of Philosophy in China 4 (4):576-588 (2009)
A prominent phenomenon in contemporary philosophy of science has been the unexpected rise of alternative philosophers of science. This article analyses in depth such alternative philosophers of science as Paul Feyerabend, Richard Rorty, and Michel Foucault, summarizing the similarities and differences between alternative philosophies of science and traditional philosophy of science so as to unveil the trends in contemporary philosophy of science. With its different principles and foundation, alternative philosophy of science has made breakthroughs in terms of its field of vision, scope, and methodology, and its relationship with science has become more humanistic and pluralistic. Attention should be given to alternative perspectives in the contemporary philosophy of science, and research should be expanded into the fields of the epistemology of science and cognitive science, the sociology of scientific knowledge and scientific anthropology, the scientific cultural philosophy, and scientific ethics.
|Keywords||alternative philosophy of science traditional philosophy of science Paul Feyerabend Richard Rorty Michel Foucault 另类科学哲学 正统科学哲学 费耶阿本德 罗蒂 福柯|
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Paul Feyerabend (1999). Knowledge, Science, and Relativism: 1960-1980. Cambridge University Press.
R. Rorty (1981). Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature. Princeton University Press.
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