Recent work on aesthetics of science

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This introduction to the special issue on "Aesthetics of Science" reviews recent philosophical research on aesthetic aspects of science. Topics represented in this research include the aesthetic properties of scientific images, theories, and experiments; the relation of science and art; the role of aesthetic criteria in scientific practice and their effect on the development of science; aesthetic aspects of mathematics; the contrast between a classic and a Romantic aesthetic; and the relation between emotion, cognition, and rationality.
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DOI 10.1080/02698590120118783
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Catherine Elgin (1996). Considered Judgment. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.
Paul R. Thagard (2002). The Cognitive Basis of Science. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Sorin Bangu (2006). Pythagorean Heuristic in Physics. Perspectives on Science 14 (4):387-416.

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