Modern Sociology of Knowledge: Some leading Trends and Important Results

Sociology :4M (8):5-16 (1997)
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Value dimensions of mature theory change in science are considered. It is argued that the interaction of the values of the cross-theories constitutes the major mechanism of theory change in this dimension. Examples from history of science describing the details of the mechanism are given.
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