Inventing Temperature: Measurement and Scientific Progress. Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Science. Hasok Chang

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Inventing Temperature: Measurement and Scientific Progress. Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Science.  by  Hasok Chang

Inventing Temperature: Measurement and Scientific Progress. Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Science. by Hasok Chang
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In Inventing Temperature, Chang takes a historical and philosophical approach to examine how scientists were able to use scientific methods to test the reliability of thermometers- how they measured temperature beyond the reach of thermometers- andMoreIn Inventing Temperature, Chang takes a historical and philosophical approach to examine how scientists were able to use scientific methods to test the reliability of thermometers- how they measured temperature beyond the reach of thermometers- and how they came to measure the reliability and accuracy of these instruments without a circular reliance on the instruments themselves.

Chang discusses simple epistemic and technical questions about these instruments, which in turn lead to more complex issues about the solutions that were developed.



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