Book ID: CBB000049383

Persuading science: The art of scientific rhetoric (1991)

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Pera, Marcello (Editor)
Shea, William R. (Editor)


Science History


Publication Date: 1991
Physical Details: xi + 212 pp.; notes; index

Description Contents: Kitcher, Philip: Persuasion. Pera, Marcello: The role and value of rhetoric in science. McMullin, Ernan: Rhetoric and theory choice in science. Rossi, Paolo: Mnemonical loci and natural loci. Shapere, Dudley: On deciding what to believe and how to talk about nature. Westfall, Richard S.: Galileo and Newton: Different rhetorical strategies. Shea, William R.: Descartes and the art of persuasion. Machamer, Peter: The person-centered rhetoric of 17th-century science. Mamiani, Maurizio: The rhetoric of certainty: Newton's method in science and in the interpretation of the Apocalypse. Holton, Gerald: Quanta, relativity, and rhetoric.


Reviewed By

Review Abbri, F. (1991) Review of "Persuading science: The art of scientific rhetoric". Nuncius: Annali di Storia della Scienza (pp. 405-7). unapi

Review Durant, J. (1991) Review of "Persuading science: The art of scientific rhetoric". Nature (p. 714). unapi

Review Eriksson, G. (1993) Review of "Persuading science: The art of scientific rhetoric". Lychnos (pp. 309-10). unapi

Review Vincent, B. Bensaude (1992) Review of "Persuading science: The art of scientific rhetoric". Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences (pp. 340-42). unapi

Review Montuschi, E. (1994) Review of "Persuading science: The art of scientific rhetoric". British Journal for the Philosophy of Science (pp. 375-86). unapi

Review Golinski, J. (1993) Review of "Persuading science: The art of scientific rhetoric". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (pp. 746-49). unapi

Includes Chapters

Chapter Westfall, Richard S. (1991) Galileo and Newton: Different rhetorical strategies. In: Persuading science: The art of scientific rhetoric (p. 107). unapi

Chapter Shea, William R. (1991) Descartes and the art of persuasion. In: Persuading science: The art of scientific rhetoric (p. 125). unapi

Chapter Machamer, Peter (1991) The person-centered rhetoric of 17th-century science. In: Persuading science: The art of scientific rhetoric (p. 143). unapi

Chapter Mamiani, Maurizio (1991) The rhetoric of certainty: Newton's method in science and in the interpretation of the Apocalypse. In: Persuading science: The art of scientific rhetoric (p. 157). unapi

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Wertheimer, Jürgen
Mackensen, Ludolf von
Garofalo, Silvano
Albrecht, Helmuth
Zweckbronner, Gerhard
Nitschke, August
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