Scientific Image by Bas C. van Fraassen
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Scientific Image
By Bas C. van Fraassen

The Scientific Image

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Scientific Image by Bas C. van Fraassen

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In this book van Fraassen develops an alternative to scientific realism by constructing and evaluating three mutually reinforcing theories.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198244271
ISBN-10: 0198244274
Format: Paperback
(217mm x 138mm x 15mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 11-Dec-1980
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Bas C. van Fraassen

Scientific Representation by 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 by Bas C. van Fraassen 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 by Bas C. van Fraassen 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 by Bas C. van Fraassen Quantum Mechanics, Hardback (September 1991)

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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