Graduate studies at Western
|Abstract||In the wake of proclamations of the death of scientific realism, the past few years have witnessed several book-length resurrections. Like the undead, realism i s proving hard to finish off once and for all. In the preface to his book, Ilkka Niiniluoto suggests that the realism debate will never generate a consensus; it is an eternal problem of philosophy. Certainly, since the flourishing of work on the subject two decades ago, it has become clear that some disputes between realists and antirealists are destined to remain unresolved due to a lack of shared assumptions. Nevertheless, there remain problems for realists to tackle if they are t o demonstrate that the position is coherent.|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|External links||This entry has no external links. Add one.|
|Through your library||Only published papers are available at libraries|
Similar books and articles
Anjan Chakravartty (2004). Critical Scientific Realism. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 69 (1):227-229.
Daniel McArthur (2006). Recent Debates Over Structural Realism. Journal for General Philosophy of Science 37 (2):209 - 224.
Joe O'Mahoney (2010). Critical Realism and the Self. Journal of Critical Realism 10 (1):122-129.
Geoffrey M. Hodgson (2004). Some Claims Made for Critical Realism in Economics: Two Case Studies. Journal of Economic Methodology 11 (1):53-73.
Fabio Gironi (2012). The Theological Hijacking of Realism: Critical Realism in 'Science and Religion'. Journal of Critical Realism 11 (1):40-75.
André Kukla (1998). Studies in Scientific Realism. Oxford University Press.
Wouter de Been (2008). Legal Realism Regained: Saving Realism From Critical Acclaim. Stanford Law Books.
Anjan Chakravartty (2007). A Metaphysics for Scientific Realism: Knowing the Unobservable. Cambridge University Press.
Ilkka Niiniluoto (1999). Critical Scientific Realism. Oxford University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads12 ( #101,488 of 755,289 )
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?