Toward a Pragmatist Philosophy of Science

Philip Kitcher

Abstract


This article attempts to describe new directions for the general philosophy of science.  In the opening section, I take stock of the current situation.  The second and third parts explore science as a social enterprise, conceived first as the collective search for knowledge, and then as an institution within society.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1387/theoria.7014