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Title Scientific failure / edited by Tamara Horowitz and Allen I. Janis
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, [1994]


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Description 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents I. Methodology: The Role of Failure in Modern Scientific Development. 1. The Value of Scientific Failure / Allen I. Janis. 2. The Frustrated State of Nonequilibrium Statistical Physics / James V. Maher. 3. The Classical Failure to Account for Electromagnetic Arrows of Time / Frank Arntzenius. 4. The Reorientation of Neoclassical Consumer Theory / Edward J. Green and Keith A. Moss -- II. History: The Role of Failure in Early Scientific Development. 5. Failure and Expertise in the Ancient Conception of an Art / James Allen. 6. Scholasticism and the Philosophy of Mind: The Failure of Aristotelian Psychology / Peter King -- III. Social Scientific Perspectives. 7. Converging Failures: Science Policy, Historiography and Social Theory of Early Molecular Biology / Pnina G. Abir-Am. 8. The Determinants of a Scientist's Choice of Research Projects / Arthur M. Diamond, Jr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Research -- Methodology.
Science -- Philosophy.
Science -- Social aspects.
Author Horowitz, Tamara.
Janis, Allen I. (Allen Ira), 1930-
LC no. 93005110
ISBN 0847678067 (cloth : alk. paper)