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Author Stanford, P. Kyle
Title Exceeding our grasp : science, history, and the problem of unconceived alternatives / P. Kyle Stanford
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  Q175.32.I54 S785 2006    AVAILABLE    30530000426445
Descript xiv, 234 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-221) and index
Contents: Realism, pessimism, and underdetermination -- Chasing Duhem : the problem of unconceived alternatives -- Darwin and pangenesis : the search for the material basis of generation and heredity -- Galton and the stirp theory -- August Weismann's theory of the germ-plasm -- History revisited : Pyrrhic victories for scientific realism -- Selective confirmation and the historical record : "another such victory over the Romans"? -- Science without realism?
Subject Inference
Science -- Philosophy
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