12 found
Sort by:
  1. M. Norton Wise (2011). Science as (Historical) Narrative. Erkenntnis 75 (3):349-376.
    The traditional mode of explanation in physics via deduction from partial differential equations is contrasted here with explanation via simulations. I argue that the different technologies employed constitute different languages, which support different sorts of narratives. The narratives that accompany simulations and articulate their meaning are typically historical or natural historical in kind. They explain complex phenomena by growing them rather than by referring them to general laws. Examples of such growth simulations and growth narratives come from the evolution of (...)
    No categories
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  2. M. Norton Wise (2011). Thoughts on Politicization of Science Through Commercialization. In M. Carrier & A. Nordmann (eds.), Science in the Context of Application. Springer. 283--299.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  3. M. Norton Wise (2006). Thoughts on the Politicization of Science Through Commercialization. Social Research: An International Quarterly 73 (4):1253-1272.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  4. M. Norton Wise (2005). Realism is Dead. Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 86 (1):269-286.
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  5. M. Norton Wise (ed.) (2004). Growing Explanations: Historical Perspectives on Recent Science. Duke University Press.
    This collection addresses a post-WWII shift in the hierarchy of scientific explanations, where the highest goal moves from reductionism towards some ...
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  6. M. Norton Wise (1993). Mediations: Enlightenment Balancing Acts, or the Technologies of Rationalism. In Paul Horwich (ed.), World Changes. Thomas Kuhn and the Nature of Science. Mit Press. 207--256.
    No categories
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  7. M. Norton Wise (1992). Does the History of Physics Help Him? Philosophy of the Social Sciences 22 (1):122-130.
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  8. M. Norton Wise (1990). Electromagnetic Theory in the Nineteenth Century. In R. C. Olby, G. N. Cantor, J. R. R. Christie & M. J. S. Hodge (eds.), Companion to the History of Modern Science. Routledge.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  9. M. Norton Wise & Crosbie Smith (1990). Work and Waste: Political Economy and Natural Philosophy in Nineteenth Century Britain (III). History of Science 28:221-261.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  10. M. Norton Wise & Crosbie Smith (1989). Work and Waste: Politican Economy and Natural Philosophy in Nineteenth Century Britain (I). History of Science 27:263-301.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  11. M. Norton Wise & Crosbie Smith (1989). Work and Waste: Political Economy and Natural Philosophy in Nineteenth Century Britain (II). History of Science 27 (78):391-449.
    No categories
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  12. M. Norton Wise (1988). Mediating Machines. Science in Context 2 (1).
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation