The Formation of the Scientific Mind

The Formation of the Scientific Mind : a Contribution to a Psychoanalysis of Objective Knowledge

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First published in 1938, this ubiquitously taught French-text translation expounds on the theory of knowledge and its development—a key element of Gaston Bachelard's notion of "the epistemological obstacle"—and the unavoidable presence in the thinking individual's mind of preconceived and misleading ideas derived from the very nature of language and culture.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 136 x 212 x 22mm | 358.34g
  • Clinamen Press Ltd
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1903083206
  • 9781903083208
  • 511,918

About Gaston Bachelard

Gaston Bachelard was one of the most famous French philosophers of the 20th century. He held the chair of history and philosophy of science at the Sorbonne.show more

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