Images of Science: Essays on Realism and Empiricism, with a Reply from Bas C. Van Fraassen

Images of Science: Essays on Realism and Empiricism, with a Reply from Bas C. Van Fraassen

by Paul M. Churchland, Clifford A. Hooker
     
 

"Churchland and Hooker have collected ten papers by prominent philosophers of science which challenge van Fraassen's thesis from a variety of realist perspectives. Together with van Fraassen's extensive reply . . . these articles provide a comprehensive picture of the current debate in philosophy of science between realists and anti-realists."—Jeffrey Bub and

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"Churchland and Hooker have collected ten papers by prominent philosophers of science which challenge van Fraassen's thesis from a variety of realist perspectives. Together with van Fraassen's extensive reply . . . these articles provide a comprehensive picture of the current debate in philosophy of science between realists and anti-realists."—Jeffrey Bub and David MacCallum, Foundations of Physics Letters

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ISBN-13:
9780226106533
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
11/01/1985
Series:
Chicago Original Paperback Ser.
Pages:
310

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