Scientific representation paradoxes of perspective

The author presents an original exploration of how we represent the world. He investigates the nature of representation in both science and art, defends a distinctive position in contemporary philosophy of science, and illuminates the complex relationship between appearance and reality

Main Author: Van Fraassen, Bas C.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2008, 2008
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Summary:The author presents an original exploration of how we represent the world. He investigates the nature of representation in both science and art, defends a distinctive position in contemporary philosophy of science, and illuminates the complex relationship between appearance and reality
Physical Description:xiv, 408 p. ill
ISBN:9780191707926
0191707929