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The Resource Data, Instruments, and Theory : a Dialectical Approach to Understanding Science

Data, Instruments, and Theory : a Dialectical Approach to Understanding Science

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Data, Instruments, and Theory : a Dialectical Approach to Understanding Science
Title
Data, Instruments, and Theory
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a Dialectical Approach to Understanding Science
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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
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Data, Instruments, and Theory : a Dialectical Approach to Understanding Science
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Data, Instruments, and Theory : a Dialectical Approach to Understanding Science
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7ztxrm
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Cover; 1; 2; 3; 4; Appendix
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