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Soler, Léna

Characterizing the Robustness of Science

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Solidity of Scientific Achievements: Structure of the Problem, Difficulties, Philosophical Implications
Léna Soler

2. Robustness, Reliability, and Overdetermination (1981)
William C. Wimsatt

3. Robustness: Material, and Inferential, in the Natural and Human Sciences
William C. Wimsatt

4. Achieving Robustness to Confirm Controversial Hypotheses: A Case Study in Cell Biology
Emiliano Trizio

5. Multiple Derivability and the Reliability and Stabilization of Theories
Hubertus Nederbragt

6. Robustness of an Experimental Result: The Example of the Tests of Bell’s Inequalities
Catherine Dufour†, Léna Soler

7. Scientific Images and Robustness
Catherine Allamel-Raffin, Jean-Luc Gangloff

8. Are We Still Babylonians? The Structure of the Foundations of Mathematics from a Wimsattian Perspective
Ralf Krömer

9.
Rerum Concordia Discors: Robustness and Discordant Multimodal Evidence
Jacob Stegenga

10. Robustness of Results and Robustness of Derivations: The Internal Architecture of a Solid Experimental Proof
Léna Soler

11. Multiple Means of Determination and Multiple Constraints of Construction: Robustness and Strategies for Modeling Macromolecular Objects
Frédéric Wieber

12. Understanding Scientific Practices: The Role of Robustness Notions
Mieke Boon

13. The Robustness of Science and the Dance of Agency
Andrew Pickering

14. Dynamic Robustness and Design in Nature and Artifact
Thomas Nickles

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, History of Science, Science, general, Philosophy of Technology, Philosophy of Biology

Author(s)
 
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
2012
Series
Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400727595

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