Scientific realism and historical evidence: Shortcomings of the current state of debate

In Henk W. de Regt (ed.), EPSA Philosophy of Science: Amsterdam 2009. Springer. pp. 329--340 (2010)
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Juha Saatsi
University of Leeds
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This paper discusses three shortcomings of the current state of the debate regarding historical evidence against scientific realism. Attending to these issues will direct the debate away from over-generalising wholesale arguments.
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