Current philosophy of science

Joseph Agassi*

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Abstract

This Companion to the philosophy of science reflects fairly well the gloomy state of affairs in this subfield at its best-concerns, problems, prejudices, and all. The field is still stuck with the problem of justification of science, refusing to admit that there is neither need nor possibility to justify science and forbid dissent from it.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)278-294
Number of pages17
JournalPhilosophy of the Social Sciences
Volume41
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2011

Keywords

  • Vienna Circle
  • agreement
  • dogmatism
  • induction
  • philosophy of science
  • sociology ofscience

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