Table of contents for The Identification of progress in learning / edited by T. Hagerstrand.

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Preface; 1. Pushing back frontiers - or redrawing maps! J. M. Ziman; 2. Assessment in physics H. Haken; 3. Identifying progress in mathematics M. F. Atiyah; 4. Progress and expectations in biology H. G. Gyllenberg; 5. Assessment of progress in medicine H. R. Wulff; 6. Scientific advancement in sociology R. Boudon; 7. Progress in linguistics S. C. Dik; 8. How is scientific progress assessed in art history? G. Kauffmann; 9. The identification of scientific advancement: a contribution on history H. L. Wesseling; 10. The identification of scientific advances in economics E. Malinvaud; 11. Breakthroughs in ecology L. B. Slobodkin; 12. Public knowledge, truth and the ways of scholarship advancement in western civilization S. N. Eisenstadt.

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