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Larry Laudan

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American philosopher

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Larry Laudan
Philosophy
#648
World Rank
#1259
Historical Rank
#294
USA Rank
Epistemology
#74
World Rank
#95
Historical Rank
#37
USA Rank
Logic
#812
World Rank
#1356
Historical Rank
#289
USA Rank
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According to Wikipedia, Larry Laudan was an American philosopher of science and epistemologist. He strongly criticized the traditions of positivism, realism, and relativism, and he 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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