Noûs 41 (1):64–89 (2007)

Authors
Alexander James Bird
Cambridge University
Abstract
I argue that scientific progress is precisely the accumulation of scientific knowledge.
Keywords Philosophy of Science   Demarcation
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1111/j.1468-0068.2007.00638.x
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 64,262
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.Thomas S. Kuhn - 1962 - University of Chicago Press.
Knowledge and its Limits.Timothy Williamson - 2000 - Oxford University Press.
A Confutation of Convergent Realism.Larry Laudan - 1981 - Philosophy of Science 48 (1):19-49.

View all 29 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Scientific Progress: Knowledge Versus Understanding.Finnur Dellsén - 2016 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 56:72-83.
Idealizations and Scientific Understanding.Moti Mizrahi - 2012 - Philosophical Studies 160 (2):237-252.
Scientific Progress: Four Accounts.Finnur Dellsén - 2018 - Philosophy Compass 13 (11):e12525.
Scientific Progress as Increasing Verisimilitude.Ilkka Niiniluoto - 2014 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 46:73-77.

View all 89 citations / Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total views
413 ( #21,039 of 2,455,629 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
10 ( #65,398 of 2,455,629 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes