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Author Kragh, Helge, 1944-

Title An introduction to the historiography of science / Helge Kragh
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987


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Description viii, 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface; 1. Aspects of the development of the history of science; 2. History of science; 3. Objectives and justification; 4. Elements of theory of history; 5. Objectivity in history; 6. Explanations; 7. Hypothetical history; 8. Structure and organization; 9. Anachronical and diachronical history of science; 10. Ideology and myths in the history of science; 11. Sources; 12. Evaluation of source materials; 13. Scientists' histories; 14. Experimental history of science; 15. The biographical approach; 16. Prosopography; 17. Scientometric historiography; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Analysis Science Historiography
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [216]-231
Subject Science -- Historiography.
Science -- history.
LC no. 86028334
ISBN 0521333601
0521389216 (paperback)
Other Titles Historiography of science
Historiography of science