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  1. Theory-Ladenness: Testing the ‘Untestable’.Ioannis Votsis - forthcoming - Synthese 197 (4):1447-1465.
    In this paper, I investigate two potential ways to experimentally test the thesis that observation is theory-laden. One is a proposal due to Schurz and the other my own. The two are compared and found to have some features in common. One such feature is that both proposals seek to create conditions that compel test subjects with diverse theoretical backgrounds to resort to bare observational judgments. Thus, if judgments made under those conditions are convergent across test subjects, the said convergence (...)
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  • Scientific Realism: What It is, the Contemporary Debate, and New Directions.Darrell Rowbottom - 2019 - Synthese 196 (2):451-484.
    First, I answer the controversial question ’What is scientific realism?’ with extensive reference to the varied accounts of the position in the literature. Second, I provide an overview of the key developments in the debate concerning scientific realism over the past decade. Third, I provide a summary of the other contributions to this special issue.
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  • Why the “Stimulus-Error” Did Not Go Away.M. Chirimuuta - 2016 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 56:33-42.