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Convenções e ordem da natureza: algumas perspectivas históricas

Helge Kragh


O texto apresenta alguns importantes exemplos históricos para ilustrar e discutir a natureza das convenções que têm sido adotadas no âmbito científico. Esclarece os argumentos usados por filósofos da chamada abordagem convencionalista para defender que teorias científicas nunca poderão ser representações absolutamente verdadeiras ou falsas sobre a natureza. Detalhes históricos e implicações para o ensino de ciências são discutidos ao longo do texto.


convencionalismo; história da ciência; epistemologia

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