Download e-book for kindle: Thomas Kuhn's 'Linguistic Turn' and the Legacy of Logical by Dr Gattei Stefano

By Dr Gattei Stefano

ISBN-10: 0754661601

ISBN-13: 9780754661603

Presenting a severe heritage of the philosophy of technological know-how within the 20th century, targeting the transition from logical positivism in its first part to the "new philosophy of technology" in its moment, Stefano Gattei examines the impact of a number of key figures, however the major concentration of the publication are Thomas Kuhn and Karl Popper.

Kuhn because the important determine of the recent philosophy of technological know-how, and Popper as a key thinker of the time who stands outdoor either traditions. Gattei makes very important claims concerning the improvement of the philosophy of technological know-how within the 20th century; that Kuhn is way towards positivism than many have intended, failing to resolve the quandary of neopostivism, and that Popper, in responding to the deeper difficulty of foundationalism that spans the entire of the Western philosophical culture, eventually exhibits what's untenable in Kuhn's view.

Gattei has written a really targeted and fantastic grained, but available dialogue making highly fascinating use of archive materials.

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