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Scientific discovery by computer as empirical refutation of the Strong Programme (1989)


Description Followed by responses and reply: Brannigan, Augustine: Artificial intelligence and the attributional model of scientific discovery. Collins, H.M.: Computers and the sociology of scientific knowledge. Fuller, Steve: Of conceptual intersections and verbal collisions. Giere, Ronald N.: Computer discovery and human interests. Gorman, Michael E.: Beyond strong programmes: How cognitive approaches can complement SSK. Thagard, Paul: Welcome to the cognitive revolution. Woolgar, Steve: A coffeehouse conversation on the possibility of mechanizing discovery and its sociological analysis. Myers, Greg: Postscript: Conversation over dinner, on the usefulness of paradox in controversies. Slezak, Peter: Computers, contents and causes: Replies to my respondents.

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Authors & Contributors
Woolgar, Steve
Stehr, Nico
Mofrad, S. Z.
Milić, Vojin
Meja, Volker
Mandelbaum, Maurice H.
Social Studies of Science
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Social Science Information
Social Research
Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning and Policy
British Journal of Sociology
Leeds University (UK)
Transaction Books
Presses Universitaires de France
Sociology of knowledge
Biological pest control
Nicholas, John M.
McMullin, Ernan
Lugg, Andrew
Laudan, Larry
Jarvie, Ian C.
Gaston, Jerry
Time Periods
20th century

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