Berichte Zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte 35 (2):113-130 (2012)

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Massimo Ferrari
Università degli Studi di Bologna
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“Growth” or “Revolution”? Ernst Cassirer and History of Science. Ernst Cassirer's contributions to history of science have been long time neglected. The aim of this paper is to show the historical and philosophical framework of Cassirer's engagement in this field, starting from his seminal work about the problem of knowledge in science and philosophy of the modern age. Moreover the author suggests that Cassirer's late studies about Galilei and the origins of mathematical science are of some interest in order to comprehend both his commitment to contemporary history of science and his intellectual heritage for our agendas in a post-Kuhnian era
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DOI 10.1002/bewi.201201542
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