What is the connection between theory and technology in science? What is the relationship between the various activities of "doing" science and the instruments that enable these activities? My interest here is to explore these questions in a very broad and elementary way, occasionally citing examples plucked from the history of science. [excerpt]
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DeNicola, Daniel. "Paradigms and Paraphernalia: On the Relation Between Theory and Technology in Science." The Technology of Discovery and the Discovery of Technology: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference of the Society for Philosophy and Technology (The Society for Philosophy and Technology, June 1991).
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