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ERIC Number: EJ820206
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0926-7220
The Large-Scale Structure of Scientific Method
Kosso, Peter
Science & Education, v18 n1 p33-42 Jan 2009
The standard textbook description of the nature of science describes the proposal, testing, and acceptance of a theoretical idea almost entirely in isolation from other theories. The resulting model of science is a kind of piecemeal empiricism that misses the important network structure of scientific knowledge. Only the large-scale description of scientific method can reveal the global interconnectedness of scientific knowledge that is an essential part of what makes science scientific.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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