Graduate studies at Western
Oxford University Press (1999)
|Abstract||This book comes to the rescue of scientific realism, showing that reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated. Philosophical realism holds that the aim of a particular discourse is to make true statements about its subject matter. Ilkka Niiniluoto surveys different kinds of realism in various areas of philosophy and then sets out his own critical realist philosophy of science.|
|Keywords||Realism Science Philosophy|
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|Call number||B835.N55 1999|
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