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Evolutionary Analogies : Is the Process of Scientific Change Analogous to the Organic Change?.

Author: Renzi, Barbara Gabriella.; Giulio Napolitano
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2011.
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"Advocates of the evolutionary analogy claim that mechanisms governing scientific change are analogous to those at work in organic evolution - above all, natural selection. By referring to the works of the most influential proponents of evolutionary analogies (Toulmin, Campbell, Hull and, most notably, Kuhn) the authors discuss whether and to what extent their use of the analogy is appropriate. A careful and often  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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All Authors / Contributors: Renzi, Barbara Gabriella.; Giulio Napolitano
ISBN: 1283436019 9781283436014 9781443833547 1443833541 9781443833981 1443833983
OCLC Number: 817056997
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Description: 1 online resource (155 pages)

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