The Unity of Science in the Arabic Tradition: Science, Logic, Epistemology and their Interactions by Shahid Rahman
English | PDF | 2008 | 393 Pages | ISBN : 1402084048 | 6.12 MB
the demise of the logical positivism programme. The answers given to these qu- tions have deepened the already existing gap between philosophy and the history and practice of science. While the positivists argued for a spontaneous, steady and continuous growth of scientific knowledge the post-positivists make a strong case for a fundamental discontinuity in the development of science which can only be explained by extrascientific factors.