Science and partial truth a unitary approach to models and scientific reasoning

Explores the consequences of adopting a 'pragmatic' notion of truth in the philosophy of science. This framework describes issues to do with belief, theory acceptance, and the realism-antirealism debate, as well as the nature of scientific models and their heuristic development

Main Author: Costa, Newton C. A. da
Other Authors: French, Steven
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2003, c2003
Series:Oxford studies in philosophy of science / Oxford studies in philosophy of science
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Explores the consequences of adopting a 'pragmatic' notion of truth in the philosophy of science. This framework describes issues to do with belief, theory acceptance, and the realism-antirealism debate, as well as the nature of scientific models and their heuristic development
Physical Description:259 p.
ISBN:9780199785896
0199785899