Realism Rescued : How Scientific Progress Is Possible by J.; Harre, Rom; Way, E. Aronson

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Realism Rescued : How Scientific Progress Is Possible
Title:
Realism Rescued : How Scientific Progress Is Possible
Author:
J.; Harre, Rom; Way, E. Aronson
ISBN:
0715624768
ISBN13:
978-0715624760
Size PDF:
1645 kb
Size epub:
1591 kb
Publisher:
Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd.; First Edition edition (1994)
Language:
English
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This text presents a defence of scientific realism against sceptical and positivist attacks. It relies on the importance of models in scientific work. Using the "type hierarchy", a technique of knowledge representation drawn from artificial intelligence, it provides an account of these models.

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