Title

Nickles, Thomas, "What is a Problem that We Might Solve It?" Synthese, 47(1,1981), 85-118.*

Authors

Thomas Nickles

Annotation

Discusses criteria for an adequate theory of problems (33 divided into 3 categories), critiques Laudan's theory in light of these criteria, and offers his own account.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions

Source Discipline

Field other than Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Action Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation

 

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