The Resource Data, Instruments, and Theory : A Dialectical Approach to Understanding Science, (electronic resource)

Data, Instruments, and Theory : A Dialectical Approach to Understanding Science, (electronic resource)

Label
Data, Instruments, and Theory : A Dialectical Approach to Understanding Science
Title
Data, Instruments, and Theory
Title remainder
A Dialectical Approach to Understanding Science
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
Robert John Ackermann deals decisively with the problem of relativism that has plagued post-empiricist philosophy of science. Recognizing that theory and data are mediated by data domains (bordered data sets produced by scientific instruments), he argues that the use of instruments breaks the dependency of observation on theory and thus creates a reasoned basis for scientific objectivity. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlis
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
501
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q175 .A269 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
Label
Data, Instruments, and Theory : A Dialectical Approach to Understanding Science, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Contents
Cover; 1; 2; 3; 4; Appendix
Control code
ocn884013454
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400854936
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30572150
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884013454
  • ebl1400854938

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