Realismo/Anti-Realismo

Compêndio Em Linha de Problemas de Filosofia Analítica (2014)

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Eduardo Castro
Universidade da Beira Interior
Abstract
State of the art paper on the topic realism/anti-realism. The first part of the paper elucidates the notions of existence and independence of the metaphysical characterization of the realism/anti-realism dispute. The second part of the paper presents a critical taxonomy of the most important positions and doctrines in the contemporary literature on the domains of science and mathematics: scientific realism, scientific anti-realism, constructive empiricism, structural realism, mathematical Platonism, mathematical indispensability, mathematical empiricism, intuitionism, mathematical fictionalism and second philosophy.
Keywords Existence  Independence  Mathematical Realism  Metaphysics  Scientific Realism
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