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Gordon Belot
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Abstract
There are many parts of science in which a certain sort of underdetermination of theory by evidence is known to be common. It is argued that reflection on this fact should serve to shift the burden of proof from scientific anti-realists to scientific realists at a crucial point in the debate between them.
Keywords Underdetermination  Scientific Realism  Geophysics
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DOI 10.1111/phpr.12096
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