Dissertation, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (2017)

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Marc Jiménez Rolland
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (PhD)
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I offer an explicit account of the underdetermination thesis as well as of the many challenges it poses to scientific realism; a way to answer to these challenges is explored and outlined, by shifting attention to the content of theories. I argue that, even if we have solid grounds (as I contend we do) to support that some varieties of the underdetermination thesis are true, scientific realism can still offer an adequate picture of the aims and achievements of science.
Keywords Underdetermination  Empirical equivalence  Confirmation  Scientific realism  Antirealism  Semantic externalism  Theoretical content
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