Ramsification and inductive inference

Synthese 187 (2):569-577 (2012)
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Panu Raatikainen
University of Tampere
Abstract
An argument, different from the Newman objection, against the view that the cognitive content of a theory is exhausted by its Ramsey sentence is reviewed. The crux of the argument is that Ramsification may ruin inductive systematization between theory and observation. The argument also has some implications concerning the issue of underdetermination.
Keywords Ramsey sentences  Realism  Inductive inference  Structuralism
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DOI 10.1007/s11229-010-9861-9
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A Confutation of Convergent Realism.Larry Laudan - 1981 - Philosophy of Science 48 (1):19-49.
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