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TitleRealism and Anti-Realism in the Philosophy of Science [electronic resource] : Beijing International Conference, 1992 / edited by Robert S. Cohen, Risto Hilpinen, Qiu Renzong
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 1996
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-015-8638-2
Descript XXII, 495 p. online resource

CONTENT

Philosophical Arguments -- On Some Formulations of Realism, or How Many Objects Are There in the World? -- Dissolution of the Realism/Antirealism Problem -- Realism, Truth and Objectivity -- Queries about Internal Realism -- How to Know What Rises Up Is the Moon? โ{128}{148} On the Concept of Realism and the Irrelevancy of Quantum Mechanics to the Debate on Realism vs. Antirealism -- The Reality of Thirdness โ{128}{148} A Potential-Pragmatic Account of Laws of Nature -- Tentative Realism -- Cognitive Science โ{128}{148} An Experiment in Constructive Realism; Constructive Realism โ{128}{148} An Experiment in Cognitive Science -- Realism and General Methodology -- Phenomena -- There Are No Antirealists in the Laboratory -- Can Theories of Chemistry Provide an Argument Against Realism? -- Empirical Versus Theoretical Progress in Science -- Science as Ideology -- Three Stages of Constitution: Historical Changes in the Ontological Status of the Scientific Object -- Scientific Realism versus Common-Sense Realism? -- Metaphysical Realism and the Explanation of the Success of Science -- Is Natural Science Free from Morality? -- Truth and Fiction in Scientific Theory -- Physical Sciences -- Niels Bohr and Realism -- The Bohr-Einstein Debate and the Philosophersโ{128}{153} Debate over Realism versus Anti-Realism -- On the Einstein, Podolsky and Rosen Paradox and the Relevant Philosophical Problems -- On the Neutral Status of QM in the Dispute of Realism vs. Anti-Realism -- Double Structure of Tao Reality -- Realism and Wave-Particle Duality -- Van Fraassenโ{128}{153}s Constructive Empiricism โ{128}{148} A Critique -- On Complementarity Reality -- Relational Realism on Reform of the View of Physical Reality and Its Logical Manifestation -- A Realistic Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics -- Rumfordโ{128}{153}s Experiments on the Materiality of Light โ{128}{148} More Heat Than Light -- Resolving the Realist-Antirealist Dilemma -- The Mathematicized Practical Attitude -- Social and Biological Sciences -- Scientific Realism and Some Peculiarities of Economics -- Realism and Antirealism in Evolutionary Biology -- Anti-Realism and the Complementarity Model of Mind-Brain -- Name Index


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