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  1. Marcello Boldrini (1972). Scientific Truth and Statistical Method. London,Griffin.
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  2. Matthew J. Brown (forthcoming). The Abundant World: Paul Feyerabend's Metaphysics of Science. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A.
    The goal of this paper is to provide an interpretation of Feyerabend's metaphysics of science as found in late works like Conquest of Abundance and Tyranny of Science. Feyerabend's late metaphysics consists of an attempt to criticize and provide a systematic alternative to traditional scientific realism, a package of views he sometimes referred to as “scientific materialism.” Scientific materialism is objectionable not only on metaphysical grounds, nor because it provides a poor ground for understanding science, but because it implies problematic (...)
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  3. Matthew J. Brown (2015). John Dewey's Pragmatist Alternative to the Belief-Acceptance Dichotomy. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 53:62-70.
    Defenders of value-free science appeal to cognitive attitudes as part of a wedge strategy, to mark a distinction between science proper and the uses of science for decision-making, policy, etc. Distinctions between attitudes like belief and acceptance have played an important role in defending the value-free ideal. In this paper, I will explore John Dewey's pragmatist philosophy of science as an alternative to the philosophical framework the wedge strategy rests on. Dewey does draw significant and useful distinctions between different (...)
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  4. Joseph A. Buckhalt & Erica J. Gannon (2000). Scientific Truth and Perceived Truth About Sexual Human Nature: Implications for Therapists. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 23 (4):595-596.
    Therapists and their patients must deal with the negative sequelae of short term mating strategies. Implications for therapy of Gangestad & Simpson's strategic pluralism theory are compared with those of Buss's sexual strategies theory and Eagly's social role theory. Naive theories held by therapists and patients, as well as prevailing societal views, are posited as influential in determining the course and outcome of therapy.
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  5. Louis Caruana, Extrapolation and Scientific Truth.
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  6. J. Dunning-Davies (2007). Exploding a Myth: "Conventional Wisdom" or Scientific Truth? Horwood.
    In this book Jeremy Dunning-Davies deals with the influence that "conventional wisdom" has on science, scientific research and development. He sets out to explode' the mythical conception that all scientific topics are open for free discussion and argues that no-one can openly raise questions about relativity, dispute the 'Big Bang' theory, or the existence of black holes, which all seem to be accepted facts of science rather than science fiction. In today's modern climate with "Britain's radioactive refuse heap already big (...)
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  7. J. H. Goldstein (1962). Scientific Truth and the Scientific Method. In Thomas J. J. Altizer (ed.), Truth, Myth, and Symbol. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.Prentice-Hall
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  8. Charles Hartshorne (1935). Flexibility of Scientific Truth. Philosophy of Science 2 (2):255-256.
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  9. Andrew Holster (forthcoming). The Death of Science. Universal Publishers.
    A COMPANION STUDY TO MARTÍN LÓPEZ CORREDOIRA’S THE TWILIGHT OF THE SCIENTIFIC AGE. The last decade has seen a growing flood of complaints against the corruption and failure of scientific culture, not from radicalised social critics or anti-science extremists, but from leading figures within the scientific establishment itself. In The Twilight of the Scientific Age (2013, Brown Walker), Martín López Corredoira has written a vivid and scathing analysis of the state of modern science. In Part 1 of this essay I (...)
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  10. Stephen Leeds (2007). Correspondence Truth and Scientific Realism. Synthese 159 (1):1 - 21.
    I argue that one good reason for Scientific Realists to be interested in correspondence theories is the hope they offer us of being able to state and defend realistic theses in the face of well-known difficulties about modern physics: such theses as, that our theories are approximately true, or that they will tend to approach the truth. I go on to claim that this hope is unlikely to be fulfilled. I suggest that Realism can still survive in the face of (...)
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  11. Uskali Mäki (2011). Models and the Locus of Their Truth. Synthese 180 (1):47 - 63.
    If models can be true, where is their truth located? Giere (Explaining science, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1998) has suggested an account of theoretical models on which models themselves are not truth-valued. The paper suggests modifying Giere’s account without going all the way to purely pragmatic conceptions of truth—while giving pragmatics a prominent role in modeling and truth-acquisition. The strategy of the paper is to ask: if I want to relocate truth inside models, how do I get it, what (...)
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  12. Henry Margenau (1934). Flexibility of Scientific Truth. Philosophy of Science 1 (4):486-487.
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  13. Burkay Ozturk (forthcoming). Of German Tanks and Scientific Theories: Estimating The Number of Unconceived Alternatives. Southwest Philosophy Review.
    During the Second World War, the Allies faced a question colloquially known as the “German Tank Problem”: how many tanks will the Axis ever produce? The answer resulted from an elegant probabilistic argument which was used by Allied mathematicians to make successful upper-bound estimates for the total Axis tank production. This paper shows that if two empirical postulates are true of the history of science, a parallel argument can be used to come up with lower-bound estimates for the number (...)
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  14. Nicholas Rescher (1980). Scientific Truth and the Arbitrament of Praxis. Noûs 14 (1):59-74.
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  15. Ilse Rosenthal-Schneider (1980). Reality and Scientific Truth: Discussions with Einstein, Von Laue, and Planck. Wayne State University Press.
  16. Howard Sankey (2000). Est-il rationnel de chercher la vérité? Revue Philosophique De Louvain 98 (3):589-602.
    This paper addresses the question of whether it is rational for scientists to pursue the realist aim of truth. The point of departure is a pair of objections to the aim of truth due to the anti-realist author, Larry Laudan: first, it is not rational to pursue an aim such as truth which we cannot know we have reached; second, truth is not a legitimate aim for science because it cannot be shown to be attained. Against Laudan, it is argued (...)
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  17. R. P. Saraf (1973). Scientific Dialectics: The Revolutionary Scientific Truth to Correctly Know and Change the World. S.N..
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  18. Laura J. Snyder (1994). It's All Necessarily So: William Whewell on Scientific Truth. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 25 (5):785-807.
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  19. F. Zwicky (1934). On the Principle of the Flexibility of Scientific Truth. Philosophy of Science 1 (3):353-358.
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