What is scientific progress?

Noûs 41 (1):64–89 (2007)
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Alexander James Bird
King's College London
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I argue that scientific progress is precisely the accumulation of scientific knowledge.
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DOI 10.1111/j.1468-0068.2007.00638.x
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