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Scientific Realism and Historical Evidence: Shortcomings of the Current State of Debate

Saatsi, Juha (2010) Scientific Realism and Historical Evidence: Shortcomings of the Current State of Debate. In: [2009] EPSA09: 2nd Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (Amsterdam, 21-24 October, 2009) > EPSA 2009 Contributed Papers.

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    Abstract

    This paper discusses three shortcomings of the current state of the debate regarding historical evidence against scientific realism. Attending to these issues will direct the debate away from over-generalising wholesale arguments.


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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Keywords: Miracles argument; Kirchhoff; Pessimistic induction
    Subjects: General Issues > Realism/Anti-realism
    Conferences and Volumes: [2009] EPSA09: 2nd Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (Amsterdam, 21-24 October, 2009) > EPSA 2009 Contributed Papers
    Depositing User: Juha Saatsi
    Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2010
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:19
    Item ID: 5230
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/5230

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