Rational reconstruction reconsideredRational reconstruction reconsidered
Faculty of Arts. Philosophy
Centre for Philosophical Psychology
2010Chicago, Ill., 2010
The monist : an international quarterly journal of general philosophical inquiry. - Chicago, Ill.
93(2010):4, p. 595-615
University of Antwerp
The article discusses the rational reconstruction of the history of science and history of scientists. It attributes the history of science by identifying the scientists' motives and actions. It establishes the intermediate position between these approaches. It contends that the scientific thought history occurs on the history of scientists. It points out that there is a legitimate description for scientific thought history analysis.