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Science, reason, and rhetoric

Author: Henry Krips; J E McGuire; Trevor Melia
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press : Universitätsverlag Konstanz, [1995] ©1995
Series: Pittsburgh-Konstanz series in the philosophy and history of science.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Converging on the central issues of the rhetoric of science, this work contains essays that focus on figures such as Galileo, Harvey, Darwin and von Neumann, and examine issues such as the debate  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Science, reason, and rhetoric
(DLC) 95033117
(OCoLC)32818927
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Krips; J E McGuire; Trevor Melia
ISBN: 9780822970415 0822970414
OCLC Number: 887803521
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 322 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Science and the many faces of rhetoric / Stephen Toulmin --
Rhetoric and rationality in William Harvey's De Motu Cordis / Gerald J. Massey --
The cognitive functions of scientific rhetoric / Philip Kitcher --
Comment / Merrilee H. Salmon --
How to tell the dancer from the dance : limits and proportions in argument about the nature of science / J.E. McGuire and Trevor Melia --
The strong program in the rhetoric of science / Steve Fuller --
Producing sunspots on an iron pan : Galileo's scientific discourse / R. Feldhay --
Comment : A new way of seeing Galileo's sunspots (and new ways to talk too) / Peter Machamer --
Rhetoric and the cold fusion controversy : from the chemists' Woodstock to the physicists' Altamont / Trevor J. Pinch --
Comment / H. Krips --
American intransigence : the rejection of continental drift in the great debates of the 1920s / Robert P. Newman --
Topics, tropes, and tradition : Darwin's reinvention and subversion of the argument to design / John Angus Campbell --
Comment : Darwin's recapitulation / James G. Lennox --
Rhetoric in the context of scientific rationality / John Lyne --
Comment : Metaphors, rhetoric, and science / Michael Bradie --
Rhetoric, ideology, and desire in von Neumann's Gründlagen / H. Krips --
Eddington and the idiom of modernism / Gillian Beer --
Comment : Standing on the threshold / Trevor Melia.
Series Title: Pittsburgh-Konstanz series in the philosophy and history of science.
Responsibility: edited by Henry Krips, J.E. McGuire, and Trevor Melia.
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