Intentionality Versus Constructive Empiricism

Erkenntnis 76 (1):91-100 (2012)
Abstract
By focussing on the intentional character of observation in science, we argue that Constructive Empiricism—B.C. van Fraassen’s much debated and explored view of science—is inconsistent. We then argue there are at least two ways out of our Inconsistency Argument, one of which is more easily to square with Constructive Empiricism than the other
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