The qualities of good experiments: Allan Franklin: What makes a good experiment? Reasons and roles in science. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016, 372+viiipp, $55 HB [Book Review]

Metascience 25 (3):443-446 (2016)
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This is a very useful sourcebook of classic experiments, giving enough detail to show what is going on in each of them but discussing enough separate experiments that one can see a variety of experimental virtues. Franklin's attention to detail and his epistemological caution inhibit him from tackling some more adventurous questions. On what range of topics can we hope for evidence that is as convincing as this? Do essential aspects of experiment vary from one discipline to another?
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