Essays on Realism and Rationalism

By: Musgrave, Alan

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No signatures. A price sticker on rear cover. ; [xiv], 367 pages. Page dimensions: 220 x 148mm. Illustration of Karl Popper on front cover. Philosophy, philosophy of science, epistemology. Alan Musgrave was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Otago, New Zealand. "This volume contains sixteen papers defending a version of realism (critical realism) and a version of rationalism (critical rationalism). All of the papers have been published previously. All of the papers have been revised for the present volume, chiefly to correct minor errors and to eliminate overlaps between them." - from the author's Preface. Chapter titles include: The Myth of Astronomical Instrumentalism; The Ultimate Argument for Scientific Realism; Wittgensteinian Instrumentalism; Realism Versus Constructive Empiricism; The T-Scheme Plus Epistemic Truth Equals Idealism; Logical versus Histotical Theories of Confirmation; Facts and Values in Science Studies; Critical Rationalism. ; Series in the Philosophy of Karl R. Popper and Critical Rationalism. Volume XII.

Title: Essays on Realism and Rationalism

Author Name: Musgrave, Alan

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Amsterdam, Rodopi: (1999)

ISBN Number: 9042004185

ISBN Number 13: 9789042004184

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued

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