Who is Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem?

Who is Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem?

June 26, 2021 Off By Felso

Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem, 1861-1916. French mathematician, physicist and philosopher.

Having developed a formal understanding of scientific theory, Duhem argued that a scientific theory is a useful calculus that allows us to predict the future course of experimentation, but that its elements correspond to or refer to nothing in the outside world.