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Sauer, Tilman

The Philosophy of Historical Case Studies

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Tilman Sauer, Raphael Scholl

Part I. The Relations Between History of Science and Philosophy of Science

2. How to Save the Symmetry Principle
Michael Bycroft

3. “Baseline” and “Snapshot”: Philosophical Reflections on an Approach to Historical Case Studies
Giora Hon

4. Two Modes of Reasoning with Case Studies
Wolfgang Pietsch

5. Towards a Methodology for Integrated History and Philosophy of Science
Raphael Scholl, Tim Räz

Part II. Controversies Reconsidered

6. Two Kinds of Case Study and a New Agreement
Allan Franklin, Harry Collins

7. Pluralism in Historiography: A Case Study of Case Studies
Katherina Kinzel

8. Contrasting Cases: The Lotka-Volterra Model Times Three
Tarja Knuuttila, Andrea Loettgers

9. Gone Till November: A Disagreement in Einstein Scholarship
Tim Räz

Part III. Integration in Practice

10. From Discrepancy to Discovery: How Argon Became an Element
Theodore Arabatzis, Kostas Gavroglu

11. “So How Do We Know that the Moon IsMountainous?” Problems of Seeing inGalileo’s Reflections on Observing theMoon
Simone Angelis

12. Multiple Perspectives on the Stern-Gerlach Experiment
Tilman Sauer

13. From Zymes to Germs: Discarding the Realist/Anti-Realist Framework
Dana Tulodziecki

14. Heisenberg’s Umdeutung: A Case for a (Quantum-)Dialogue Between History and Philosophy of Science
Adrian Wüthrich

Keywords: History, History of Science, Philosophy of Science

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319302294
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-30227-0

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