Science and Partial Truth: A Unitary Approach to Models and Scientific Reasoning

Oup Usa (2003)
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Da Costa and French explore the consequences of adopting a 'pragmatic' notion of truth in the philosophy of science. Their framework sheds new light on issues to do with belief, theory acceptance, and the realism-antirealism debate, as well as the nature of scientific models and their heuristic development.

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