A Plea for a Historical Epistemology of Research

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RHEINBERGER, Hans-Jörg, 2012. A Plea for a Historical Epistemology of Research. In: Journal for General Philosophy of Science = Zeitschrift für allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie. 43(1), pp. 105-111. ISSN 0925-4560. eISSN 1572-8587. Available under: doi: 10.1007/s10838-012-9183-3

@article{Rheinberger2012Histo-35567, title={A Plea for a Historical Epistemology of Research}, year={2012}, doi={10.1007/s10838-012-9183-3}, number={1}, volume={43}, issn={0925-4560}, journal={Journal for General Philosophy of Science = Zeitschrift für allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie}, pages={105--111}, author={Rheinberger, Hans-Jörg} }

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