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AbstractThe development of science is neither necessary nor accidental: there are alternatives in the development of science that are not decided upon internal criteria. The concept of the alternative in science is made explicit through a distinction between internal and external determinatives of growth. Alternatives will be characterized in methodological terms. The existence of alternatives can be noticed from the lacunae in all attempts at explaining the development of science by means of adoi:10.1515/zfsoz-1972-0402 fatcat:zftz2f3f2rbj5a574jdwr6blaa