Herbert Simon's computational models of scientific discovery

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College College of Humanities
Department Philosophy
Creator Downes, Stephen M.
Title Herbert Simon's computational models of scientific discovery
Date 1990
Description Herbert Simon's work on scientific discovery deserves serious attention by philosophers of science for several reasons. First, Simon was an early advocate of rational scientific discovery, contra Popper and logical empiricist philosophers of science (Simon 1966). This proposal spurred on investigation of scientific discovery in Philosophy; of science, as philosophers used and developed Simon's notions of "problem solving" and "heuristics" in attempts to provide rational accounts of scientific discovery (See Nickles 1980a, Wimsatt 1980).
Type Text
Publisher University of Chicago Press
Volume 1
First Page 97
Last Page 108
Subject Android epistemology; Psychological processes; Cognitive individualism
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Downes, S. M. (1990). Herbert Simon's computational models of scientific discovery. Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy; of Science Association, 1, 97-108.
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