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Can Constructive Empiricism Adopt the Concept of Observabililty?

Muller, F.A. (2003) Can Constructive Empiricism Adopt the Concept of Observabililty? UNSPECIFIED. (In Press)


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Several arguments (due to Friedman, Kukla, Foss, Musgrave and Creath) to the effect that the distinction between observables and unobservables cannot be drawn coherently within the confines of Constructive Empiricism (CE) are analysed and confuted. One argument, due to A. Musgrave, raises a problem that CE must but cannot solve, unless CE extends its epistemic policy, or so we argue.

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Item Type: Other
Muller, F.A.
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Keywords: constructive empiricism, observability
Subjects: General Issues > Theory Change
General Issues > Realism/Anti-realism
Depositing User: F.A. Muller
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2003
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:12
Item ID: 1379
Public Domain: No

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