contingency

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Mésologie des savoirs : sciences et contingence.

Rheinberger, Hans-Jörg. 2014. Introduction à la philosophie des sciences. Paris: La Découverte.

Romaric Jannel | 26.01.2016

Philosophy and the history of science have considerably evolved since the 19th century. New practices and questions have emerged, first among scientists themselves according to Rheinberger, then among philosophers. The historical, social and anthropological dimensions of the history of science and epistemology have been gradually questioned. Far from denying the importance of scientific research, Rheinberger implicitly presents its contingent character. To do science is to be in line with, for instance, a given era, community and culture. [...]