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Do Scientific Aims Justify Methodological Rules?
David B. Resnik
Vol. 38, No. 2, Special Issue on Philosophy of Science (Mar., 1993), pp. 223-232
Published by: Springer
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20012469
Page Count: 10
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According to a popular view of scientific methodology, scientific methods are prescriptive rules (methodological rules) which are justified in so far as they realize or promote the aims of science. This paper considers several different interpretations of the phrase "aims of science", arguing that none of these interpretations allow aims to provide a satisfactory justification of methodological rules.
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