Scientific Understanding

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Descriptions of scientific method usually focus on the production of knowledge while overlooking what amounts to understanding nature. The holistic account remedies this oversight. Understanding requires apprehending the connections between theories and the way things fit together in the network of knowledge.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in Philosophy
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media B.V.
Number of pages7
StatePublished - 2011

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Philosophy
ISSN (Print)2211-4548
ISSN (Electronic)2211-4556


  • Beauty
  • Necessity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Philosophy

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