In Tami Tamar Horowitz & Allen Janis (eds.), Scientific Failure. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 81-108 (1994)

James Allen
University of Toronto at Mississauga
The articles examines how failure, especially in so-called 'stochastic' arts or sciences like medicine and navigation stimulated reflections about the nature of the knowledge required of a genuine art (techne) or science.
Keywords stochastic art  Galen  medical Empiricists  medical Rationalists
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