ERIC Number: EJ304712
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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Mendelian Genetics: Paradigm, Conjecture, or Research Program.
Oldham, V.; Brouwer, W.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v21 n6 p623-37 Sep 1984
Applies Kuhn's model of the structure of scientific revolutions, Popper's hypothetic-deductive model of science, and Lakatos' methodology of competing research programs to a historical biological episode. Suggests using Kuhn's model (emphasizing the nonrational basis of science) and Popper's model (emphasizing the rational basis of science) in high school science courses. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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