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Other Authors: Krips, Henry., McGuire, J. E., Melia, Trevor.
Format: Online Book
Published: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press : Universita╠łtsverlag Konstanz, [1995]
Series:Pittsburgh-Konstanz series in the philosophy and history of science.
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Table of Contents:
  • Science and the many faces of rhetoric / Stephen Toulmin
  • Rhetoric and rationality in William Harvey's De Motu Cordis / Gerald J. Massey
  • The cognitive functions of scientific rhetoric / Philip Kitcher
  • Comment / Merrilee H. Salmon
  • How to tell the dancer from the dance : limits and proportions in argument about the nature of science / J.E. McGuire and Trevor Melia
  • The strong program in the rhetoric of science / Steve Fuller
  • Producing sunspots on an iron pan : Galileo's scientific discourse / R. Feldhay
  • Comment : A new way of seeing Galileo's sunspots (and new ways to talk too) / Peter Machamer
  • Rhetoric and the cold fusion controversy : from the chemists' Woodstock to the physicists' Altamont / Trevor J. Pinch
  • Comment / H. Krips
  • American intransigence : the rejection of continental drift in the great debates of the 1920s / Robert P. Newman
  • Topics, tropes, and tradition : Darwin's reinvention and subversion of the argument to design / John Angus Campbell
  • Comment : Darwin's recapitulation / James G. Lennox
  • Rhetoric in the context of scientific rationality / John Lyne
  • Comment : Metaphors, rhetoric, and science / Michael Bradie
  • Rhetoric, ideology, and desire in von Neumann's Gru╠łndlagen / H. Krips
  • Eddington and the idiom of modernism / Gillian Beer
  • Comment : Standing on the threshold / Trevor Melia.