Perspectives on Science 16 (3):pp. 246-252 (2008)

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Alan Richardson
University of British Columbia
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This essay has three goals. First, it argues that Solomon's claim that consensus is not a telos of science is both original and striking. Second, it raises doubts about whether Solomon's arguments support it. Third, it asks whether the claim is coherent at all.
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DOI 10.1162/posc.2008.16.3.246
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