Saturday, December 30, 2017

Summary: What Is This Thing Called Science? / Alan Chalmers

Here you can find a summary of most of the chapters in Alan Chalmers' "What Is This Thing Called Science?". Follow the links below for a summary of every chapter. Here you can also find additional summaries in the philosophy of science

list of chapter summaries 
Chapter 1: science as knowledge
Chapter 2: Observation as practical intervention
Chapter 3: Experiment
Chapter 4: Deriving theories from facts
Chapter 5-7: Falsification
Chapter 8: Theories as structures: Kuhn’s paradigms
Chapter 9: Theories as structures: Research programs
(chapters 10-14 are missing from the summary)

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