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Richard F. Kitchener

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Chapter 5: Genetic Epistemology and Cognitive Psychology of Science

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Genetic Epistemology and Cognitive Psychology of Science
Genetic epistemology and cognitive psychology of science
RichardF.Kitchener
Introduction

In recent years several psychologists (Fisch, 1977; Gholson & Houts, 1989; Gholson, Houts, Neimeyer, & Shadish, 1988; Grover, 1981; Mahoney, 1976; Singer, 1971; Tweney, Doherty, & Mynatt, 1981) have argued for the establishment of a psychology of science, a professional specialty analogous to the related professional disciplines of the philosophy of science, the history of science, and the sociology of science. Unlike these latter professional disciplines, however, which are relatively well established and can claim a distinct professional identity, a psychology of science has yet to reach this status and can, at best, be said to be in its incubation period. There is, for example, no standard textbook in this field, along ...

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