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Epistemology for the Masses: The Origins of “The Scientific Method” in American Schools


  • John L. Rudolph

    1. John L. Rudolph is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He would like to thank Daniel Thurs and David Kaiser for their helpful comments on earlier versions of this essay. This material is based upon work supported by the University of Wisconsin Graduate School and the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0114542. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
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