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Commentary on Anastasios Brenner's 'Epistemology Historicized'

Chimisso, Cristina (2014). Commentary on Anastasios Brenner's 'Epistemology Historicized'. In: Galavotti, Maria Carla; Dieks, Dennis; Gonzalez, Wenceslao J.; Hartmann, Stephan; Uebel, Thomas and Weber, Marcel eds. New Directions in the Philosophy of Science. Philosophy of Science in a European Perspective (5). Springer, pp. 737–746.

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By starting from a reflection on the article by Anastasios Brenner which precedes mine in this edited book, I discuss the 'difficult' relation of history and philosophy, and draw examples from the tradition of historical epistemology. On this basis, I evaluate the current status of history of philosophy of science, and I conclude with the defence of a truly historical approach to philosophy of science and of the philosopher's reflexivity.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2014 Springer International Publishing Switzerland
ISBN: 3-319-04381-1, 978-3-319-04381-4
Keywords: history of philosophy of science; historical epistemology; epistemology; history of science; Brunschvicg; Canguilhem; Bachelard; Hacking; Lévy-Bruhl, Metzger; Rheinberger
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 40560
Depositing User: Cristina Chimisso
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2014 13:42
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:46
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