On the importance of philosophy for history of science: Studies in the logic of erudition

Synthese 42 (3):411 - 441 (1979)

This is meant to be a study in the philosophy of history of science as well as in informal logic. From the point of view of the latter, It is shown how the logical dimension of galileo's "two chief world systems" has been neglected by some of the best scholars, Through logically insensitive commentary, Transcription, And translation. From the point of view of the former, It is shown concretely how logical analysis can be relevant to history-Of-Science scholarship by helping it solve its own problems. From the point of view of galilean studies, A re-Examination of this crucial work is suggested
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DOI 10.1007/BF00414125
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