Chapter 11. Technology, Science, and Inexact Knowledge: Bachelard's Non-Cartesian Epistemology

  1. Gary Gutting
  1. Mary Tiles

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755501.ch12

Continental Philosophy of Science

Continental Philosophy of Science

How to Cite

Tiles, M. (2005) Technology, Science, and Inexact Knowledge: Bachelard's Non-Cartesian Epistemology, in Continental Philosophy of Science (ed G. Gutting), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755501.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631236092

Online ISBN: 9780470755501

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Keywords:

  • scientific fact;
  • objectivity;
  • empiricism;
  • epistemology;
  • reality

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Pragmatism Redirected

  • From Knowledge Approximated to Approximate Knowledge

  • Technology, Standardization, and Experimental Science

  • Measurement and Orders of Magnitude

  • Non-Reductionism, Hierarchy, and Complexity

  • Action, Progress, and Moving Beyond Cartesian Intellectualism