Rational Choice and the Study of Science
AbstractThis paper describes a perspective on the evolution of scientific theory choice which is based on explicity treating the behavior of the scientif community as emergent from the interactive decisions of individual scientists.
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Length: 27 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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