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AuthorFraassen, Bas C. Van
TitleScientific Representation : Paradoxes of Perspective / Bas C. Van Fraassen
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008
Edition 1 st ed
Descript xiv, 408 p. : ill. ; 25 cm


Part I: Representation -- Repesentation of, Representation as -- Imaging, Picturing, and Scaling -- Pictorial perspective and the indexical -- Part II: Windows, Engines, and Measurement -- Awindow on the invisible world -- The problem of coordination -- Measurement as representation : the physical correlate -- Measurement as representation : 2. Information -- Part III: Structure and perspective -- From the bildtheorie of science to paradox -- The longest jourey : Bertrand Russell -- Carnap's lost world and putnam's paradox -- An empiricist structuralism -- Part IV: Appearance and reality -- Appearance vs. Reality in the sciences -- Rejecting the appearance from reality criterion

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