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Epistemic Landscapes, Optimal Search, and the Division of Cognitive Labor

Alexander, DR. J. McKenzie; Himmelreich, Johannes; Thompson, Christopher


This article examines two questions about scientists’ search for knowledge. First, which search strategies generate discoveries effectively? Second, is it advantageous to diversify search strategies? We argue pace Weisberg and Muldoon, “Epistemic Land

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Philosophy of Science
DOI: 10.1086/681766


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