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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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    Abstract

    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
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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 11:12
    Item ID: 1379
    Public Domain: No
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/1379

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