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Feyerabend I 265
Theory comparison/methodology/Lakatos/Feyerabend: "the relativity theory from 1919 is superior to the Newtonian celestial mechanics".
For Lakatos, such valuations (which he calls "general scientific wisdom") form a useful basis for methodological discussions because they are recognized by the vast majority of scholars. "Although there are very few consensus on a general criterion for the scientific character of theories, there is widespread agreement on particular and fixable achievements."

Laka I
I. Lakatos
The Methodology of Scientific Research Programmes: Volume 1: Philosophical Papers (Philosophical Papers (Cambridge)) Cambridge 1980

Fe I
P. Feyerabend
Wider den Methodenzwang Frankfurt 1997

Fe II
P. Feyerabend
Erkenntnis für freie Menschen Frankfurt 1979


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-29