Stathis Psillos

Stathis Psillos (; ; born 22 June 1965) is a Greek philosopher of science. He is Professor of Philosophy of Science and Metaphysics at the University of Athens, Greece and a member of the [http://www.rotman.uwo.ca Rotman Institute of Philosophy—Engaging Science] of the University of Western Ontario. In 2013–15, he held the Rotman Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Science at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Psillos is best known for his work in scientific realism and the metaphysics of science. He is a notable defender of semantic realism about scientific discourse (the view that theoretical assertions are no less meaningful than observational ones) and also a notable critic of semantic anti-realism about scientific discourse (the view that theoretical terms of past scientific theories often fail to refer to anything) and structural realism.

In 2015, he was classified among the 91 most cited living philosophers with public Google Scholar pages. Provided by Wikipedia

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by Psillos, Stathis
Published 2012
Edinburgh University Press