Essays about: "David Westlund"

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  1. 1. Modeling Scientific Revolutions: Gärdenfors and Levi on the Nature of Paradigm Shifts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : David Westlund; [2004]
    Keywords : Kuhn; Levi; Levi Kuhn; AGM-model; Systematic philosophy; ethics; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ideology; Systematisk filosofi; etik; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi; History of philosophy; history of ideas; Filosofins historia; idéhistoria; Philosophy and Religion;

    Abstract : Gärdenfors' and Levi's theories of rational belief changes will be compared to Kuhn's theory of scientific progress. Gärdenfors' proposal to analyze scientific revolutions in terms of big changes in epistemic entrenchment will be criticized for not being able to represent the important constituting function of the paradigms. READ MORE