The Network of Knowledge

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Abstract

Scientific method must involve a broad view of lots of different ideas. A theory is judged by its relation to many different observations and many other theories. Scientific knowledge must be a coherent network of statements, both empirical and theoretical. No piecemeal or isolated view of single theories and single experiments can do justice to the scientific method.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in Philosophy
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media B.V.
Pages21-24
Number of pages4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Philosophy
Volume1
ISSN (Print)2211-4548
ISSN (Electronic)2211-4556

Keywords

  • Coherence
  • Expertise

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Philosophy

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