Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/351
Title: The structure of scientific knowledge
Authors: Ahmad Raza
Ahmed F. Siddiqi
Keywords: Tacit Structures
Dissipative Structures
Classical Conception
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Journal of History & Philosophy of Science, 13(1): 9-16, 2007
Abstract: This paper makes a theoretical critique of the concept of scientific knowledge. The classical conception of scientific knowledge has been discussed and analyzed in the first section. In the second section, emerging conception of the scientific knowledge has been explored. The author hopes to show on the basis of veritable critique from different philosophers of science as well as scientist (Kuhn, 1967, Polanyi, 1983, Prigogine, 1984), that the structure of scientific knowledge, the way it is interpreted and legitimized, is not only shaped by the personal and cultural orientations of its practitioners but also by the larger cultural context, in which it is carried out.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/351
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