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What scientific progress is not : against Bird's epistemic view
International Studies in the Philosophy of Science
  • Darrell Patrick ROWBOTTOM, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Document Type
Journal article
Publication Date
1-1-2010
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Abstract
This article challenges Bird’s view that scientific progress should be understood in terms of knowledge, by arguing that unjustified scientific beliefs (and/or changes in belief) may nevertheless be progressive. It also argues that false beliefs may promote progress.
DOI
10.1080/02698595.2010.522407
E-ISSN
14699281
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Rowbottom, D. P. (2010). What scientific progress is not: Against Bird's epistemic view. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 24(3), 241-255. doi: 10.1080/02698595.2010.522407