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51The Journey from Discovery to Scientific Change: Scientific Communities, Shared Models, and Specialised VocabularyInternational Studies in the Philosophy of Science 31 (1): 47-67. 2017.Scientific communities as social groupings and the role that such communities play in scientific change and the production of scientific knowledge is currently under debate. I examine theory change as a complex social interaction among individual scientists and the scientific community, and argue that individuals will be motivated to adopt a more radical or innovative attitude when confronted with striking similarities between model systems and a more robust understanding of specialised vocabula…Read more
Southern Connecticut State UniversityDepartment of Philosophy
Department of HistoryRegular Faculty
University of California, Davis
Department of Philosophy
New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Areas of Specialization
|Philosophy of Biology|
|General Philosophy of Science|