Humanistic significance of science: Some methodological considerations

Philosophy of Science 38 (3):395-412 (1971)
Abstract
This essay discusses the problem of the two cultures. According to the author the problem arises because science is the source of a new way of conceiving reality and man, different from the mental conception entertained by nonscientific persons. The article suggests methodological guidelines for the philosopher interested in understanding the humanistic mentality of the scientists. The approach proposed is inductive-genetic. The aim is to help the philosopher explore science in its developmental becoming so that he may become aware of the reasons for the characteristic mentality of scientists as regards humanistic issues. The essay concludes with a discussion of the new perspectives disclosed to scientific-humanistic dialogue
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1086/288380
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
Edit this record
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Mark as duplicate
Request removal from index
Revision history
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 31,334
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Humanistic Psychology and Morality.Donald Anders‐Richards - 1975 - Journal of Moral Education 4 (2):105-110.
Empowering Dialogues in Humanistic Education.Nimrod Aloni - 2013 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 45 (10):1067-1081.
A. Humanistic Values in Indian and Chinese Traditions.Monika Kirloskar-Steinbach - 2011 - In Dierksmeier & Claus Dierksmeier (eds.), Humanistic Ethics in the Age of Globality. Palgrave-Macmillan. pp. 225.
B. Humanistic Values in German Idealism.Richard Fincham - 2011 - In Claus Dierksmeier (ed.), Humanistic Ethics in the Age of Globality. Palgrave-Macmillan. pp. 94.
The Humanistic View of Man.Jaideep Singh - 1979 - Indian Institute of Public Administration.
The Challenge of Humanistic Management.Domènec Melé - 2003 - Journal of Business Ethics 44 (1):77 - 88.
Narration, Objectivity, and Methodological Truth.Raymond Martin - 2000 - The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 2000:133-144.
Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total downloads
19 ( #290,834 of 2,224,474 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #423,227 of 2,224,474 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads
My notes
Sign in to use this feature