What scientific progress is not : against Bird's epistemic view

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Abstract

This article challenges Bird’s view that scientific progress should be understood in terms of knowledge, by arguing that unjustified scientific beliefs (and/or changes in belief) may nevertheless be progressive. It also argues that false beliefs may promote progress.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)241-255
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Studies in the Philosophy of Science
Volume24
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010
Externally publishedYes

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