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Images of Science: Essays on Realism and Empiricism

Bas C. Van Fraassen, Paul M. Churchland, Clifford A. Hooker - Science - 1985 - 309 pages
"Churchland and Hooker have collected ten papers by prominent philosophers of science which challenge van Fraassen's thesis from a variety of realist perspectives. Together ...
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Laws and Symmetry

Bas C. Van Fraassen - Science - 1989 - 395 pages
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The Empirical Stance

Bas C. van Fraassen - Philosophy - 2008 - 304 pages
What is empiricism and what could it be? Bas C. van Fraassen, one of the world’s foremost contributors to philosophical logic and the philosophy of science, here undertakes a ...
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Scientific Representation: Paradoxes of Perspective

Bas C. van Fraassen - Philosophy - 2008 - 422 pages
Bas C. van Fraassen presents an original exploration of how we represent the world. Science represents natural phenomena by means of theories, as well as in many concrete ways ...
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Quantum Mechanics: An Empiricist View

Bas C. Van Fraassen - Science - 1991 - 541 pages
The author argues that quantum theory admits a plurality of interpretations, each aiding further understanding of the theory, but also advocating specifically the Copenhagen ...
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