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A Critical Introduction to Scientific Realism
Language: en
Pages:
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Categories: Realism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher:

A Critical Introduction to Scientific Realism
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Paul Dicken
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-28 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

What are the reasons for believing scientific theories to be true? The contemporary debate around scientific realism exposes questions about the very nature of
Reclaiming Reality
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Roy Bhaskar
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-25 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Reclaiming Reality provides the most accessible introduction to the increasingly influential multi-disciplinary and international body of thought, known as crit
Philosophy of Language and the Challenge to Scientific Realism
Language: en
Pages: 203
Authors: Christopher Norris
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Psychology Press

In this book Christopher Norris develops the case for scientific realism by tackling various adversary arguments from a range of anti-realist positions. Through
Resisting Scientific Realism
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: K. Brad Wray
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In this book K. Brad Wray provides a comprehensive survey of the arguments against scientific realism. In addition to presenting logical considerations that und
Scientific Realism and Human Emancipation
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Roy Bhaskar
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-26 - Publisher: Routledge

Following on from Roy Bhaskar’s first two books, A Realist Theory of Science and The Possibility of Naturalism, Scientific Realism and Human Emancipation, est
A Critical Introduction to Knowledge-How
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: J. Adam Carter
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-22 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

We know facts, but we also know how to do things. To know a fact is to know that a proposition is true. But does knowing how to ride a bike amount to knowledge
A Critical Introduction to Formal Epistemology
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Darren Bradley
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-27 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Formal methods are changing how epistemology is being studied and understood. A Critical Introduction to Formal Epistemology introduces the types of formal theo
Critical Scientific Realism
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Ilkka Niiniluoto
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-12-09 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Ilkka Niiniluoto comes to the rescue of scientific realism, showing that reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated. Philosophical realism holds that th
Scientific Realism
Language: en
Pages: 169
Authors: N. Rescher
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987-07-31 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The increasingly lively controversy over scientific realism has become one of the principal themes of recent philosophy. 1 In watching this controversy unfold i