Liu, Chuang (2007) Confirming Idealized Theories and Scientific Realism. In:  LSE-Pitt Conference: Confirmation, Induction and Science (London, 8 - 10 March, 2007).
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Two types of idealization in theory construction are distinguished, and the distinction is used to give a critique of Ron Laymon's account of confirming idealized theories and his argument for scientific realism.
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|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Keywords:||induction, confirmation, idealization, approximation, realism, antirealism|
|Subjects:||General Issues > Confirmation/Induction|
General Issues > Philosophers of Science
Specific Sciences > Physics
General Issues > Realism/Anti-realism
|Conferences and Volumes:|| LSE-Pitt Conference: Confirmation, Induction and Science (London, 8 - 10 March, 2007)|
|Depositing User:||Chuang Liu|
|Date Deposited:||24 Mar 2007|
|Last Modified:||07 Oct 2010 11:15|
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