Pierre Duhem, 1861-1916. Nineteenth-century French Catholic scientist and philosopher of science. Later in his life he became obsessed by the medieval precursors of modern physics.

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Motivational Realism: The Natural Classification for Pierre Duhem
Paper from 2002 by Karen Merikangas Darling, addressing the conflict between realist and anti-realist readings of Duhem. Full text available in Microsoft Word format.
Nicole Oresme
Article on this 14th-century critic of Aristotelianism, written by Duhem for the Catholic Encyclopedia.
Pierre de Maricourt
Article on this 13th-century theorist of optics and magnetism, written by Duhem for the Catholic Encyclopedia.
Pierre Duhem
Biography with extensive bibliography, from the MacTutor History of Mathematics. Compiled by J.J. O'Connor and E.F. Robertson.
Pierre Duhem
Notes from David Huron's reading of this philosopher's The Aim and Structure of Physical Theory.

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