The Scientific Image
By (author) Bas C. van Fraassen
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Scientific Image by Bas C. van Fraassen
Book DescriptionIn this book van Fraassen develops an alternative to scientific realism by constructing and evaluating three mutually reinforcing theories.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198244271
(217mm x 138mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 11-Dec-1980
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bas C. van Fraassen
Scientific Representation, Paperback (July 2010)
Bas C. van Fraassen presents an original exploration of how we represent the world. He investigates the nature of representation in both science and art; he defends a distinctive position in contemporary philosophy of science; and he illuminates the complex relationship between appearance and reality.
Empirical Stance, Paperback (March 2004)
What is empiricism and what could it be? The author, a contributor to philosophical logic and the philosophy of science, undertakes a fresh consideration of these questions and offers a programme for renewal of the empiricist tradition.
Possibilities and Paradox, Paperback (February 2003)
Extensively classroom-tested, this text provides an accessible and carefully structured introduction to modal and many-valued logic. The authors cover the basic formal frameworks, as well as considering a variety of philosophical issues surrounding 'possibilities and paradox'.
Quantum Mechanics, Hardback (September 1991)» View all books by Bas C. van Fraassen
After introducing the empiricist point of view in philosophy of science, and the concepts and methods of the semantic approach to scientific theories, Professor van Fraassen discusses quantum theory in three stages.
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