Larry Laudan

Philosopher, Academic

1941 –

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Who is Larry Laudan?

Larry Laudan is a contemporary philosopher of science and epistemologist. He has strongly criticized the traditions of positivism, realism, and relativism, and he has defended a view of science as a privileged and progressive institution against popular challenges. Laudan's philosophical view of "research traditions" is seen as an important alternative to Imre Lakatos's "research programs."

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Born
Oct 16, 1941
Austin
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Kansas
  • Princeton University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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